Take Up Your Mat
for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemyPsalm 61:3 ESV For You have been a refuge for me,A tower of strength against the enemy.Psalm 61:3 NASB Lord, you are a paradise of protection to me.You lift me high above the fray.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”Acts 1:8 NIV 17 On one of the days while Jesus was teaching,
8-12 Bless our God, O peoples! Give him a thunderous welcome! Didn’t he set us on the road to life? Didn’t he keep us out of the ditch? He trained us first, passed us like silver through refining fires, Brought us into hardscrabble country,
26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.
6 1-3 Live creatively, friends. If someone falls into sin, forgivingly restore him, saving your critical comments for yourself. You might be needing forgiveness before the day’s out. Stoop down and reach out to those who are oppressed.
Trust in the Lord completely, and do not rely on your own opinions. With all your heart rely on him to guide you, and he will lead you in every decision you make. 6 Become intimate with him in whatever you do, and he will lead you wherever you go.
for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.Psalm 61:3 ESV For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.Psalm 61:3 NIV Lord, you are a paradise of protection to me. You lift me high above the fray.
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.Psalms 91:1 NIV He who is dwelling In the secret place of the Most High, In the shade of the Mighty lodgeth habitually,
7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”1 Samuel 16:7 NIV
Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.Psalms 51:12 NIV Let me again experience the joy of your deliverance.Sustain me by giving me the desire to obeyPsalms 51:12 NET