Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190519

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus calls us to deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow him toward eternal life, “For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it.” ( Mark 8:35 ESV) Life #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190518

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus asked the hard questions of religious leaders, “And he said to them, “’Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to kill?’ But they were silent.” Then he restored the withered hand of a man in the synagogue. (Mark…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190517

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus thought of the least of us even as he was plotted against by the chief priests and elders, “Then he will answer them, saying, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190516

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus taught us to be servants of one another, “even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Matthew 20:28 ESV) Life #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190515

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus recognized what we must sacrifice to believe, but it pales in comparison to his sacrifice to give us eternal life, “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold and will…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190514

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus pointed us away from asking what deeds we can do to gain paradise, and he pointed us to the one Savior by whom we attain everlasting life, “And behold, a man came up to him, saying, ‘Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?’ And…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190513

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus repeated important concepts, “Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” (Matthew 10:39 and 16:25 ESV) Life #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190512

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus is the narrow gate, “For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” (Matthew 7:14 ESV) Life #joyinverse #blessedthisdayandeveryday

Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190511

Today is a beautiful day, because Jesus is enough, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? And which of you by…

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Joy in Verse Encouragement for 20190510

Today is a beautiful day, because God protected his Son, “But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, ‘Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the child’s life are dead.’” (Matthew 2: 19-20…

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