Sunday, April 25, 2010

"How to Use the Bible" -- verses to read for comfort and guidance

A woman in my Small Christian Community shared this gem. This is a good way to get into the Bible if you are not a regular reader.

When in sorrow: John 14

When men fail you: Psalm 27

When you have sinned: Psalm 51

When you worry: Matthew 6:19-34

When you are in danger: Psalm 91

If you have the blues: Psalm 34

When God seems far away: Psalm 139

If you are discouraged: Isaiah 40

If you are lonely or fearful: Psalm 23

Feeling down and out: Romans 8:39

Need courage: Joshua 1

World is overwhelming: Psalm 90

Rest and peace: Matthew 11:25-30

Going away: Psalm 121, 107

Feeling bitter: 1st Corinthians 13

Return on investment: Mark 10:17-31

A great opportunity: Isaiah 55

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