Scripture from My Dear Rosa Jean

Prologue

1 Thesalonians 5:11 “Comfort yourselves together, and edify one another…”

Meeting

Ps. 57:1-3 “… in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast…”

Engagement

Ps. 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God…” 

Ps. 119:57-58 “Thou art my portion, O Lord: I have said that I would keep thy words. I intreated thy favour with my whole heart; be merciful unto me according to thy word.”

Ps. 23:6 “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life…”

Reconciliation

Ps. 104:33 “I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.”

Proverbs 23:7 “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…”

Kidnapped

Ps. 34:19 “Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.”

Moving On

Ps. 104:33 “I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.”

Matthew 6:14-15 “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”

Ps. 27:10 “When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.”

Ps. 40:2-3 “He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings and he had put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.”

Ps. 91:4 “He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.”

Lessons Learned

Joshua 1:9 “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage: be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed; for thy Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

Ps. 30:11-12 “Thou has turned for me my mouring into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; to the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee forever.”

Reflections

Joshua 1:9 “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage: be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed; for thy Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” 

Ps. 16:8 “I have sent the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.”

Resources

1 Samuel 17:37, 50 (David and Goliath)—“David said moreover, the Lord that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine … So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him…” 

Psalms 59:16–17—“But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing of aloud of thy mercy in the morning; For thou hast been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto thee, O my Strength, I will sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.” 

Proverbs 4:23—“Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.”

Daniel 10:12—“Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard and I am come for thy words.”

Matthew 5:44—“But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you…” 

Matthew 6:12–15—“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors… For if we forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”

Matthew 7:1–2—“Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.”

Matthew 19:26—“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 21:22—“And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” 

Mark 4:40—“And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? How is it that ye have no faith?”

Mark 9:23—“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.”

Mark 12:30–31—“And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.”

Luke 6:35—“But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.”

Luke 6:37—“Judge not, and ye shall not be judged; condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned; forgive, and ye shall be forgiven.”

Luke 10:25–37 (Good Samaritan)— Recommend readers study this passage

Luke 11:4—“And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.”

Luke 12:7—“But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.”

John 3:16—“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

Romans 8:28—“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”

Romans 8:31—“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?”

Romans 8:37—“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerers through him that loved  us.”

Romans 8:38–39—“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Romans 10:9—“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.”

Romans 12:19–20—“Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath; for it is written, Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.”

I Corinthians 6:19—“What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?”

I Corinthians 10:13—“There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.”

II Corinthians 1:3–4—“Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort; who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted by God.”

Galatians 2:20—“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.”

Galatians 5:22—“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.”

Ephesians 4:26—“Be ye angry, and sin not; let not the sun go down upon your wrath.”

Ephesians 4:31—“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger and clamour and evil-speaking be put away from you, with all malice.”

Ephesians 5:25, 28, 33—{25} “…Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it… {28}… So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself… {33}… and the wife see that she reverence her husband.”

Philippians 3:13–14—“…But this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

Philippians 4:8—“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” 

Philippians 4:13—“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”

2 Timothy 1:7—“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”

Hebrews 2:15—“And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.”

Hebrews 10:31—“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”

Hebrews 12:6—“For whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth, and scourgeth every son who he receiveth.”

James 1:12—“Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.”

1 Peter 3:10—“For he that will love live, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile.”

1 John 1:9—“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

Revelation 3:19—“As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.”