“For I know the plans I have for you declares The Lord, plans for your welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. KJV
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD . “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. NLT
If we want to know The plans God has for us, we first have to seek His face so we can hear The Voice of God. Then God will restore our fortunes/best way of a blessed life by expanding the Kingdom of God through us.
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You ARE a testimony! Allow God to shine through you.
Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of The LORD is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the Earth, And deep darkness the people; But The LORD will arise over you, And His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, And kings to the brightness of your rising.
(Psalms 18:28) For You will light my lamp; The LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
(Psalms 34:5) They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces were not ashamed.
(Psalms 43:3) Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill And to Your tabernacle.
(Psalms 89:15) Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O LORD, in the light of Your countenance.
(Psalms 112:4) Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness; He is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
(Proverbs 4:18) But the path of the just is like the shining sun, That shines ever brighter unto the perfect day.
(Isaiah 9:2-3) The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined. You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; they rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil.
(Isaiah 29:18-19) In that day the deaf shall hear the words of The book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and out of darkness. The humble also shall increase their joy in The LORD, And the poor among men shall rejoice In The Holy One of Israel.
(Isaiah 42:6-7) “I, The LORD, have called You in righteousness, And will hold your hand; I will keep you and give you as a covenant to the people, As a light to the Gentiles, to open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from the prison, those who sit in darkness from the prison house.
(Isaiah 58:6-10) “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: To loose the bonds of wickedness, To undo the heavy burdens, To let the oppressed go free, And that you break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, And that you bring to your house the poor who are cast out; When you see the naked, that you cover him, And not hide yourself from your own flesh? Then your light shall break forth like the morning, Your healing shall spring forth speedily, And your righteousness shall go before you; The glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard. Then you shall call, and The LORD will answer; you shall cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’ “If you take away the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness, If you extend your soul to the hungry And satisfy the afflicted soul, Then your light shall dawn in the darkness, And your darkness shall be as the noonday.
(Isaiah 60:1-3) Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of The LORD is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the Earth, and deep darkness the people; But The LORD will arise over you, And His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, And kings to the brightness of your rising.
(Daniel 12:3) Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, And those who turn many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever.
(Micah 7:7-9) Therefore I will look to The LORD; I will wait for The God of my salvation; My God will hear me. Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; When I fall, I will arise; When I sit in darkness, The LORD will be a light to me. I will bear the indignation of The LORD, Because I have sinned against Him, Until He pleads my case And executes justice for me. He will bring me forth to the light; I will see His righteousness.
(Matthew 5:14-16) “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. “Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.
(Matthew 25:34-40) “Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: ‘for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; ‘I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’ “Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? ‘When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? ‘Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ “And The King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’
(Luke 8:16) “No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light.
(John 1:3-5) All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
(John 1:9) That was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.
(John 3:19-21) “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. “For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. “But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
(John 8:12) Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am The light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have The light of life.”
(John 9:3-5) Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God should be revealed in him. “I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work. “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
(John 11:9-10) Jesus answered, “Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. “But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.”
(John 12:35-36) Then Jesus said to them, “A little while longer The Light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. “While you have The Light, believe in The Light, that you may become sons of Light.” These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and was hidden from them.
(Romans 13:10-12) Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.
(2 Corinthians 3:18) But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of The Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by The Spirit of The Lord.
(2 Corinthians 4:3-6) But even if our Gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should shine on them. For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus The Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. For it is the God Who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
(Ephesians 5:8-10) For you were once darkness, but now you are light in The Lord. Walk as children of light. (for the fruit of The Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to The Lord.