52 Bible Verses for a Joy Filled Year – Week 36

This verse is easy for anyone of any faith or no faith to understand.

May God add His blessing to the reading, understanding, and doing of this verse.

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 5:44

KJV

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Prayer

May the word I have read, Lord, be planted deeply in my mind and heart.
Help me not to walk away and forget it, but to meditate on it and obey it
and so built my life on the rock of your truth.

(from Prayers for Our Lives: 95 Lifelines to God for Everyday Circumstances) non-affiliate

 

Bio: Michele Kearns is the founder and HUG© (Hope Unites Globally) Award-Winner of JoyReturns. She shares her widowhood adventures hoping to encourage widows to move through grief and rebuild their lives by seizing new opportunities. A graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor’s degree in communications, she’s used those skills while working as a call center team leader, facilitating a grief support group and helping small businesses with various writing and administrative assignments. Michele is a bookworm, lover of golden retrievers and an amateur photographer.