You will be given what you need to endure.
Read: 1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
Be bold and courageous.
Read: I Chronicles 28:20
Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.
It is time to seek the Lord.
Seek the Lord while you can find him.
Call on him now while he is near.
Always be ready.
Read: 2 Timothy 4:2 & Colossians 3:16
Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.
Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts.
We must come together and help one another to build community. Don’t be a lone ranger.
Read: Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
Two are better than one because they have a more satisfying return for their labor; 10 for if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and does not have another to lift him up.
God is for you!
Read: Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart fail;
But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Everything God does is good. Today is good, the air he’s given us to breathe is good. Rejoice!
Read: Psalm 118:24
This is the day the Lord has made.
We will rejoice and be glad in it.
Let your actions speak for you.
Read: I John 3:18
Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.
Patience is keeping the flame low, and giving others a chance to grow. That’s love too!
Read: I Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud.
God is watching over you.
Read: Psalm 121:8
God guards you from every evil,
he guards your very life.
He guards you when you leave and when you return,
he guards you now, he guards you always.