Keep & Guard Your Life

Read

Today’s reading is: John 12:25

“He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.” (NKJV)
The one who loves his life destroys it, and the one who hates his life in this world guards it for eternal life.  (NET)
“He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.” (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

This is the Testimony

Read

Today’s reading is: 1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. (NKJV)
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. (NET)
And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.  (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Gathering Fruit for Eternal Life

Read

Today’s reading is: John 4:36

“And he who reaps receives wages, and gathers fruit for eternal life, that both he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.”(NKJV)
The one who reaps receives pay and gathers fruit for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who reaps can rejoice together. (NET)
“Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.”  (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

The Life Was Manifested

Eternal: that which is without beginning and end — that which always has been and always will be.

Read

Today’s reading is: 1 John 1:2

. . .the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us. . .  (NKJV)
. . . and the life was revealed, and we have seen and testify and announce to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us. (NET)
. . . and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to  you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us. . . (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

Lay Hold of Eternal Life

Eternal: that which is without beginning and end — that which always has been and always will be.

Read

Today’s reading is: 1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called. . . (NKJV)
Compete well for the faith and lay hold of that eternal life you were called for. . . (NET)
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called. . . (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life. Wait for and listen to His response to you.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.

In Hope of Eternal Life

Eternal: that which is without beginning and end — that which always has been and always will be.

Read

Today’s reading is: Titus 1:2

. . .in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began. (NKJV)
. . .in hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the ages began. (NET)
. . .in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago. (NASB)

Reflect

Think about the scriptural text you just read and take from it what the Lord wants to give you. Repeat the text to yourself. Memorize it. Allow it to sink into you.

Respond

Talk to the Lord about what you discovered during your time of reflection. Ask Him to reveal the true meaning of the scripture to you and how you can apply it to your life.

Rest

Finally, simply rest in the Word of God and in His presence. Abide in the Lord and allow Him to abide in you by and through His Word.