Complete

 

Our God of peace
makes us complete

by every good work
of His will

doing in us
what is well pleasing

through Jesus Christ –
be glory still.

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You are working in me what is pleasing in Your sight, for You are with me.

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“Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,”

“make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.”

Hebrews 13:20,21 NKJV

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That Which Can’t Be Shaken

 

All that can be shaken
will be shaken

until only the unmovable
remains

so let us have grace
as we serve our God

with reverence for
His name.

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I am receiving a Kingdom that can’t be shaken, for You are with me.

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“Now this, ‘Yet once more’, indicates the removal of those things that are being shaken, as of things that are made, that the things which cannot be shaken may remain.”

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.”

“For our God is a consuming fire.”

Hebrews 12:27,28,29 NKJV

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Straight Paths

 

Oh strengthen
my weak knees

and my hands
that hang down

as I make a straight
path to You

where my healing’s
always found.

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I am strengthened for You are with me.

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“Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees,”

“and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.”

Hebrews 12:12,13. NKJV

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Sharing His Holiness

 

God disciplines us
for our good

so we can share
in His holiness

and while at the time
it seems sad

yet it yields the fruit
of righteousness.

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I can share in Your holiness through discipline , for You are with me.

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“For our earthly fathers disciplined us for only a short time as seemed best to them; but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.”

“For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose].”

Hebrews 12:10,11 AMP

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Consider Him

 

Let’s not grow weary
and discouraged

in our souls
and minds

but keep thinking
of our Jesus

who faced hostility
of every kind.

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I can endure difficult situations for you are with me.

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“For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls.”

Hebrews 12:3. NKJV

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Looking Unto Jesus

 

 

Looking
unto Jesus

the author and finisher
of our faith

let us run
with endurance

this ever
present race.

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I can run my race for You are with me.

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“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, “

“looking into Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has set down at the right hand of the throne of God. “

Hebrews 12:1,2. NKJV

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Believe That He Is

 

It is with faith
that we please You

for if we come
we must believe

that first of all
You are

and that You reward
those who seek.

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The One who rewards is with me.

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“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.”

Hebrews 11:6. NKJV

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Faith Is

 

Faith is the substance
of things hoped for

the evidence
of what’s not seen

by which those
who’ve gone before

obtained good
testimonies.

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“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”

“For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.”

Hebrews 11:1,2 NKJV

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He Who Promised Is Faithful

 

For He who promised
is faithful

He who promised
is true

that we might hold fast
our confession

of the hope we have
in You.

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The Faithful One is with me.

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“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”

“But we are not of those who draw back to perdition. But of those who believe to the saving of the soul.”

Hebrews 10:23,39. NKJV

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Through The Blood

 

According to
God’s will

we who believe
are sanctified

set apart
as holy

through the blood of
Jesus Christ.

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I am set apart as holy for You are with me.

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“And in accordance with his will [of God] we [who believe in the message of salvation] have been sanctified [that is, set apart as holy for God and His purposes] through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed) once for all.”

Hebrews 10:10 AMP

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