Theme for 2012
Bless and Be Blessed
Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Save now, I beseech thee, O Lord: O Lord, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
(2 Corinthians 9:6)
And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.
(1 Chronicles 4:10)
The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the Lord, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.
He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.