Today with Kara

How To Please God and Abound April 1, 2010

I Thessalonians 4

 How ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.

Purity  v.3,4

  • Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD?  Or who shall stand in his holy place?  He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. – Psalm 24:3,4
  • With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward. – Psalms 18:26  
  • The real ornament of a woman is her character, her purity. – Mohandas Gandhi
  • Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform. – Chanakya

 Holiness  v.7

  • For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life. – William Blake
  • Be ye holy; for I am holy. I Peter 1:16
  • Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: – Hebrews 12:14  

Love  v.9,10

  • Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it. – Swedish Proverb
  • We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen
  • Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.  – Matthew 22:37,39 
  •  And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. – 1 John 4:16  

Work  v.11

  • Inspiration exists, but is has to find us working. – Pablo Picasso
  • Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. – Harvey MacKay
  • For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. – Psalms 128:2  
  • In all labour there is profit: – Proverbs 14:23  

Honesty  v.12

  • The true measure of life is not length, but honesy. – John Lyly
  • Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson
  • But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: – Ephesians 4:15  
  • Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. – Ephesians 4:25  

That ye may have lack of NOTHING!


One Response to “How To Please God and Abound”

  1. Kasey Baker Says:

    Great stuff Kara!

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