Canceled Part 2 | Writing on the Wall by Pastor Steve Kelly
Luke 12:1-4 (NIV)
Meanwhile, when a crowd of many thousands had gathered, so that they were trampling on one another, Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, saying: “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs. “I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do no more.
Matthew 6:9-13 (NKJV)
In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
Psalms 90:10,12 (NIV)
Our days may come to seventy years, or eighty, if our strength endures; yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Daniel 5:1-4 (NIV)
King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles and drank wine with them. While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them. So they brought in the gold goblets that had been taken from the temple of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines drank from them. As they drank the wine, they praised the gods of gold and silver, of bronze, iron, wood and stone.
Daniel 5:5-6 (NIV)
Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall, near the lampstand in the royal palace. The king watched the hand as it wrote. His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his legs became weak and his knees were knocking.
Ecclesiastes 9:4 (NKJV)
But for him who is joined to all the living there is hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
Proverbs 14:34 (NKJV)
Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a reproach to any people.
Daniel 5:22 -24 (NKJV)
“But you his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, although you knew all this. And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven. They have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, bronze and iron, wood and stone, which do not see or hear or know; and the God who holds your breath in His hand and owns all your ways, you have not glorified. Then the fingers of the hand were sent from Him, and this writing was written.
God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end.
Hebrew word means numbered and God even repeated it.
Hebrews 9:27 (NKJV)
Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment,
Matthew 6:33 (NJKV)
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
Job 9:25 (NIV)
“My days are swifter than a runner; they fly away without a glimpse of joy.”
Proverbs 11:1 (NCV)
The Lord hates dishonest scales, but he is pleased with honest weights.
Ecclesiastes 4:6 (NIV)
Better one handful with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.
Psalm 39:4-5 (NIV)
“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is. You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
Here are things we should regularly take inventory on:
Philippians 3:7-8 (NIV)
But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ
Hebrews 4:9-11 (NIV)
There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.
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