• Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.1

    Monday Picture: House (Builder/Architect) Scripture: Psalm 127:1; 1 Chronicles 28:11-12, 19; Jeremiah 29:11-13; Hebrews 3:1-6; 11:8-10   Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:           Close your eyes and visualize the detailed architectural plans of a residential home. Much like these plans, God has laid out every detail of our lives, start to finish. Just as God spoke to King David in regards to the physical temple that was to be built, He speaks to us through His word concerning our daily plans.   Do you consider your Builder trustworthy or do you have plans of your own? Explain.    …

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.2

    Tuesday Picture: House (foundation) Scripture: Deuteronomy 32:3-4; John 14:6; Matthew 7:24-27; 1 Corinthians 3:11   Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:       Take a minute to think about the concrete foundation that is laid before the building of any home. Much like this firm foundation (and more so!), God never changes or shifts. He is the unshakeable Rock. Jesus Christ laid down His life so that we can build our house on His eternal truths. The more we know Him through His word, the more we understand the security of our foundation.   Are you building your life on His rock or…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.3

    Wednesday Picture: House (cornerstone to completion) Scripture: Isaiah 28:16; Isaiah 54:11-14; 1 Corinthians 3:11-16; 1 Peter 2:4-5 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Synonyms for the word “cornerstone” are: centerpiece, mainspring, core, heart. Cornerstone is the main stone that holds the two joining walls of the house together. From this secure place the house is built, brick by brick. Likewise, our spiritual cornerstone is Christ, in which all things stem from Him as we build our lives.   What are practical ways in which you can keep Jesus as the centerpiece of your daily life?        What are some hallmark “bricks” that…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.4

    Thursday Picture: House (Rebuilder/ Restorer) Scripture: Isaiah 57:14-15; Isaiah 58:12; Isaiah 61:4; Jeremiah 31:3-4; Ezekiel 36:33-36 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Visualize for a minute a house either being built or remolded. With this picture in mind, a message of hope comes to us. Not only do we have a Builder, we also have a Rebuilder. Sometimes the chaos of sin or circumstance enters and reeks havoc in our lives; BUT, no mess is too big for our Savior. He can redeem anything, causing all things to be even more beautiful than before.   Is there something that God has placed on your…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.5

    Friday Picture: House (living with lights on!) Scripture: Psalm 36:8-9; Psalm 40:8-10; Matthew 5:14-16; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Envision a house on a hilltop at night with all the lights on and many people visiting inside. Much like this picture, our faith in God is not only a strong refuge for us, but it is also a place for others to draw near so they can experience the light and love of Christ in the things we say and do. What are reasons that might keep you from shining your light for Him (ex. busyness, fear, discomfort…)?    …