Enjoying God For Life!                                     April
April 1
Care more about the inside than the outside.
But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height
of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man
seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on
the heart.   1 Samuel 16.7
Mary Craig Ministries
April 2
Because God is accessible, we are accountable.
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens,
Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
Hebrews 4.14
April 3
A thermometer measures temperature.A thermostat sets it. Be a
thermostat.
These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the
creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would
thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold
nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth.
Revelation 3.14-16
April 4
Every discordant note disrupts the harmony of the soul, but God’s
love through Christ resolves all discord.
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved
us.   Romans 8.37
April 5
Stop denial and self-delusion by revering God’s solution to sin’s
guilt and shame.
I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will
confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my
sin.   Psalm 32.5
April 6
The pathway to pardon is fraught with tears, not from the pain of
punishment, but from the joy of repentance.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Psalm 126.5
April 7
There is no safer place than the center of God’s will.
I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. I made haste,
and delayed not to keep thy commandments.
Psalm 119.59, 60
April 8
The press of the Potter shapes you into perfection.
Behold, as the clay in the potter’s hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of
Israel.   Jeremiah 18.6
April 9
Satan is the lion who roars, but Jesus is the LION who reigns.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion,
walks about, seeking whom he may devour; whom resist steadfast in the faith...
1 Peter 5.8, 9a
April 10
Be patient. God is up to something good!
But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to
bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
Genesis 50.20
April 11
Endure without murmuring. God is fitting you for greater blessing.
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of
Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of
tender mercy.   James 5.11
April 12
When you don’t understand, trust in the Only Wise God, our Savior.
Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and
glory for ever and ever. Amen.   1 Timothy 1.17
April 13
With every sin, a part of you dies.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus
Christ our Lord.   Romans 6.23
April 14
It’s not your fight. It’s His delight.
If the Lord delight in us, then He will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a
land which flows with milk and honey. Only rebel not against the Lord neither
fear the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defense is departed
from them, and the Lord is with us: fear them not.
Numbers 14.8, 9
April 15
If you can’t “see” to believe Him, reach out to touch Him.
Then saith He to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold My hands; and
reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into My side, and be not faithless, but
believing.  John 20.27
April 16
The Holy Spirit removes all doubt.
And Thomas answered and said unto Him, My Lord and My God.
John 20.28
April 17
Give God the first and best, and He will bless the rest.
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine
house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open
you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not
be room enough to receive it.
Malachi 3.10
April 18
Christ is the correction to the corruption that entered the system.
But not as the offense, so also is the free gift: for if through the offense of one
many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by
one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
Romans 5.15
April 19
Adoption is the answer to addiction.
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have
received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Romans 8.15
April 20
We corrupt ourselves.
He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of
truth and without iniquity, just and right is he. They have corrupted themselves,
their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked
generation.   Deuteronomy 32.4, 5
April 21
The love of the Holy Spirit generated the power that raised Christ from
the dead.  Love is stronger than death.
But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that
raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his
Spirit that dwelleth in you.                
Romans 8.11
And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it; that the love
wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.         
John 17.26
April 22
God has put you in my life so that I can meet some of your needs, not
all of your needs. God will choose which of your needs I am to meet.
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he
suffered; and being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation
unto all them that obey him...   Hebrews 5.8, 9
April 23
I am not ashamed to tell you my past because I know my future.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto
salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Romans 1.16
April 24
God desires your greatest good for His greatest glory. Therefore
bless that you might inherit a blessing.
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing;
knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 3.9
April 25
Champions fail, but they don’t quit.
For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore
have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
Isaiah 50.7
April 26
Champions fail, but they don’t quit.
For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore
have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
Isaiah 50.7
April 27
Lies of the fathers lead children astray. It’s time to evaluate family
traditions.
Thus saith the Lord; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not
turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the
Lord, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err,
after the which their fathers have walked...
Amos 2.4
April 28
If one has the privilege of being known by God in a special
relationship, one has also special responsibility.
For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required; and to
whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Luke 12.48
April 29
Prepare to meet your God. Seek God and live.
Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto
thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel. For thus saith the Lord unto the
house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live...
Amos 4.12, 5.4
April 30
Die as you are to live, beholding the glory of Christ, your Savior.
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are
changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the
Lord.   2 Corinthians 3.18