Bible sharing from Jessica

About Jessica: an MBA student of Alberta-University in fall 2012.
We look forward to her new achievements! May God and Holly Spirit with her at all time.

July 13, 2012 Friday
Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures
(1) Not one of them can by any means redeem even a brother, Nor give to God a ransom for him; (And the redemption price of their soul is so precious That it has ceased to time indefinite) -PSALMS 49:7,8

(2) Just as the Son of man came, not to be ministered to, but to minister and to give his soul a ransom in exchange for many. -MATTHEW 20:38

(3) and I make a covenant with YOU, just as my Father has made a covenant with me, for a kingdom, -LUKE 22:29

(4) No one has love greater than this, that someone should surrender his soul in behalf of his friends. -JOHN 15: 13

(5) and it is as a free gift that they are being declared righteous by his undeserved kindness through the release by the ransom paid by Christ Jesus. -ROMANS 3: 24

(6) The spirit itself bears witness with our spirit that we are God’s children. -ROMANS 8:16

(7) Therefore, my beloved ones, flee from idolatry. -1 CORINTHIANS 10:14

(8) For since death is through a man, resurrection of the dead is also through a man. For just as in Adam all are dying, so also in the Christ all will be made alive. -1 CORINTHIANS 15: 21, 22

(9) Christ by purchase released us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse instead of us, because it is written:”Accursed is every man hanged upon a stake.” -GALATIANS 3:13

(10) By means of him we have the release by ransom through the blood of that one, yes, the forgiveness of our trespassed, according to the riches of his undeserved kindness. -EPHESIANS 1: 7

(11) He delivered us from the authority of the darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of his love, by means of whom we have our release by ransom, the forgiveness of our sins. -COLOSSIANS 1: 13, 14

(12) For Christ entered, not into a holy place made with hands, which is a copy of the reality, but into heaven itself, now to appear before the person of God for us. -HEBREWS 9:24

(13) He committed no sin, nor was deception found in his mouth. -1 PETTER 2:22

(14) If we make the statement:”We have no sin,”We are misleading ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous so as to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. -1 JOHN 1: 8, 9

(15) By this the love of God was made manifest in our case, because God sent forth his only-begotten Son into the world that we might gain life through him. The love is in this respect, not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent forth his Son as a pripitiatory sacrifice for our sins. -1 JOHN 4: 9, 10

July 3, 2012 Tuesday
Sources from: WHAT DOES THE BIBLE Really TEACH? 辨明圣经的真理
(1) The ransom is Jehovah’s means to deliver humankind from sin and death. -Ephesians 1:7 赎价是耶和华用来拯救人类,使他们摆脱罪和死的方法。-以弗所书 1:7

(2) Jehovah provided the ransom by sending his only-begotten Son to earth to die for us. -1 John 4:9, 10. 耶和华提供赎价的方法,就是差他独生的儿子来到地上,为我们而死。 -约翰一书 4:9,10

(3) By means of the ransom, we gain the forgiveness of sins, a clean conscience, and the hope of everlasting life. -1 John 1:8, 9 由于赎价,我们得蒙恕罪,良心无愧,有希望得享永生。-约翰一书 1:8,9

(4) We show that we appreciate the ransom by getting to know more about Jehovah, by exercising faith in Jesus’ ransom sacrifice, and by attending the Lord’s Evening Meal. -John 3:16 我们努力加深对耶和华的认识,对耶稣所献的赎价祭物显出信心,参加“主的晚餐”纪念聚会,就表明自己感激赎价的安排。-约翰福音 3:16

June 24, 2012 Sunday

Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

(1) The Rock, perfect is his activity, For all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness, with whom there is no injustice; Righteous and upright is he. They have acted ruinously on their own part; They are not his children, the defect is their own. A generation crooked and twisted. -DEUTERONOMY 32:4-5

(2) Everything he has made pretty in its time. Even time indefinite he has put in thier heart, that mankind may never find out the work that the true God has made from the start to the finish. -ECCLESIASTES 3:11

(3) In the beginning the Word was, and the Word was with God, and the Word was a god. -JOHN 1:1

(4) Jesus said to him: “Have I been with YOU men so long a time, and yet, Philip, you have not come to know me? He that has seen me has seen the Father also. How is it you say, “Show us the Father”? Do you not believe that I am in union with the Father and the Father is in union with me? The things I say to YOU men I do not speak of my own originality; but the Father who remains in union with me is doing his works. -JOHN 14: 9, 10

(5) But he, being full of holy spirit, gazed into heaven and caught sight of God’s glory and of Jesus standing at God’s right hand, and he said:”Look!I behold the heaven opened up and the Son of man standing at God’s right hand.” -ACTS 7:55, 56

(6) I find, then, this law in my case: that when I wish to do what is right, what is bad is present with me. but I behold in my members another law warring against the law of my mind and leading me captive to sin’s law that is in my members. Miserable man that I am! Who will rescue me from the body undergoing this death? Thanks to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So, then, with my mind I myself am a slave to God’s law, but with my flesh to sin’s law. -ROMANS 7:21, 23, 24

(7) Now when he came forth he saw a great crowd; and he felt pity for them, and he cured their sick ones. -MATTHEW 14:14

(8) And Jesus entered into the temple and threw out all those selling and buying in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. And he said to them:”It is written, “My house will be called a house of prayer,” but YOU are making it a cave of robbers.” -MATTHEW 21: 12

(9) “Concerning that day and hour nobody knows, neither the angels of the heavens nor the Son, but only the Father. -MATTHEW 24:36

(10) More than that, when he found himself in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient as far as death, yes, death on a torture stake. -PHILIPPIANS 2:8

(11) Look out: perhaps there may be someone who will carry YOU off as his prey through the philosophy and empty deception accroding to the tradition of men, according to the elementary things of the world and not according to Christ; -COLOSSIANS 2:8

(12) Why, even Christ died once for all time concerning sins, a righteous person for unrighteous ones, that he might lean YOU to God, he being put to death in the flesh, but being made alive in the spirit. -1 PETER 3:18

(13) In fact, to this course YOU were called, because even Christ suffered for YOU, leaving YOU a model for YOU to follow his steps closely. When he was being reviled, he did not go reviling in return. When he was suffering, he did not go threatening, but kept on committing himself to the one who judges righteously. -1 PETER 2: 21, 23

June 17, 2012 Sunday

Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

(1) Now all the earth continued to be of one language and of one set of words. -GENESIS 11:1

(2) Everything in which the breath of the force of life was active in its nostrils, namely, all that were on the dry ground, died. -GENESIS 7:22

(3) After that Jehovah said to Moses in Midian:”Go, return to Egypt, because all the men who were hunting for your soul are dead.”-EXODUS 4:19

(4) The righteous themselves will possess the earth, And they will reside for ever upon it. -PSALMS 37:29

(5) His spirit goes out, he goes back to his ground; In that day his thoughts do perish. -PSALMS 146:4

(6) Look! All the souls-to me they belong. As the soul of the father so likewise the soul of the son-to me they belong. The soul that is sinning- it itself will die. -EZEKIEL 18:4

(7) “When Israel was a boy, then I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.-HOSEA 11:1

(8) “And you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, the one too little to get to be among the thousands of Judah, from you there will come out to me the one who is to become ruler in Israel, whose origin is from early times, from the days of time indefinite. -MICAH 5:2

(9) and he stayed there until the decease of Herod, for that to be fulfilled which was spoken by Jehovah through his prophet, saying:”Out of Egypt I called my son.”-MATTHEW 2:15

(10) In answer Simon Peter said:” You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”-MATTHEW 16:16

(11) “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, in order that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life. -JOHN 3:16

(12) Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, those who practised vile things to a resurrection of judgment.-JOHN 5:28,29

(13) because I have come down from heaven to do, not my will, but the will of him that sent me. -JOHN 6:38

(14) and everyone that is living and exercises faith in me will never die at all. Do you believe this?”-JOHN 11:26

(15) I am giving YOU a new commandment, that YOU love one another; just as I have loved YOU, that YOU also love one another. By this all will know that YOU are my disciples, if YOU have love among yourselves.” -JOHN13:34, 35

(16) YOU heard that I said to YOU, I am going away and I am coming back to YOU. If YOU loved me, YOU would rejoice that I am going my way to the Father, because the Father is greater than I am. -JOHN 14:30

(17) That is why, just as through one men sin entered into the world and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men because they had all sinned–. -ROMANS 5:12

(18) But I want YOU to know that the head of every man is the Christ; in turn the head of a woman is the man; in turn the head of the Christ is God. -1 CORINTHIANS 11:3

(19) Keep this mental attitude in YOU that was also in Christ Jesus, who, although he was existing in God’s form, gave no consideration to a seizure, namely, that he should be equal to God. No, but he emptied himself and took a slave’s form and came to be in the likeness of men. -PHILIPPIANS 2: 5, 6,7

(20) He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; because by means of him all other things were created in the heavens and upon the earth, the things visible and the things invisible, no matter whether they are thrones or lordships or governments or authorities. All other things have been created through him and for him. -COLOSSIANS 1:16

(21) And let us consider one another to incite to love and fine works, not forsaking the gathering of ourselves together, as some have the custom, but encouraging one another, and all the more so as YOU behold the day drawing near. -HEBREWS 10:24, 25

(22) Moreover, without faith it is impossible to please him well, for he that approaches God must believe that he is and that he becomes the rewarder of those earnestly seeking him. -HEBREWS 11:6

(23) With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” -REVELATION 21: 3, 4

(24) Do look upon me; answer me, O Jehovah my God. Do make my eyes shine, that I may not fall asleep in death, -PSALMS 13:3

June 14, 2012 Thursday

Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

(1) So YOU must carry out my statutes and YOU should keep my judicial decisions and YOU must carry them out. Then YOU will certainly dwell on the land in security. And the land will indeed give its fruitage, and YOU will certainly eat to satisfaction and dwell in security on it. -LEVITICUS 25:18-19

(2) The earth itself will certainly give its produce; God, our God, will bless us. -PSALMS 67:6

(3) And he will certainly render judgment among the nations and set matters straight respecting many peoples. And they will have to beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning shears. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war anymore. -ISAIAH 2:4

(4) And no resident will say: ”I am sick.” The people that are dwelling in the land will be those pardoned for their error.-ISAIAH 33:24

(5) At that time the eyes of the blind ones will be opened, and the very ears of the deaf ones will be unstopped. At that time the lame one will climb up just as a stag does, and the tongue of the speechless one will cry out in gladness. For in the wilderness waters will have burst out, and torrents in the desert plain. -ISAIAH 35:5,6

(6) And they will certainly build houses and have occupancy, and they will certainly plant vineyards and eat their fruitage. They will not build and someone else have occupancy; they will not plant and someone else do the eating. For like the days of a tree will the days of my people be; and the work of their own hands my chosen ones will use to the full. They will not toil for nothing. nor will they bring to birth for disturbance; because they are the offspring made up of the blessed ones of Jehovah, and their descendants with them. And it will acctually occur that before they call out I myself shall answer, while they are yet speaking, I myself shall hear. -ISAIAH 65:21-24

(7) “For here I am creating new heavens and a new earth; and the former things will not be called to mind, neither will they come up into the heart. -ISAIAH 65:17

(8) ” And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be brought to ruin. And the kingdom itself will not be passed on to any other people. It will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, and it itself will stand to times indefinite; -DANIEL 2:44

(9) And they will actually sit, each one under his vine and under his fig tree, and there will be no one making them tremble, for the very mouth of Jehovah of armies has spoken it. -MICAH 4:4

(10) YOU must pray, then, this way: ” Our Father in the heavens, let your name be sanctified. Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also upon earth. -MATTHEW 6:9,10

(11) And Jesus set out on a tour of all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the good news of the kingdom and curing every sort of disease and every sort of infirmity. -MATTHEW 9:35

(12) There also came to him a leper, entreating him even on bended knee, saying to him: “If you just want to, you can make me clean.” At that he was moved with pity, and he stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him:”I want to. Be made clean. And immediately the leprosy vanished from him, and he became clean. -MARK 1:40-42

(13) This one will be great and will be called Son of the Most High; and Jehovah God will give him the throne of David his father, and he will rule as king over the house of Jacob forever, and there will be no end of his kingdom. -LUKE 1:32-33

(14) “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, in order that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life. -JOHN 3:16

(15) Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment. -JOHN 5:28, 29

(16) Keep doing all things free from murmurings and arguments, that YOU may come to be blameless and innocent, children of God without a blemish in among a crooked and twisted generation, among whom YOU are shining as illuminators in the world, -PHILIPPIANS 2:14

(17) They are, in fact, expressions inspired by demons and perform signs, and they go forth to the kings of the entire inhabited earth, to gather them together to the war of the great day of God the Almighty. “Look! I am coming as a thief. Happy is the one that stays awake and keeps his outer garments, that he may not walk naked and people look upon his shamefulness.” And they gathered them together to the place that is called in Hebrew Har-Maged-on. -REVELATION 15:4

Sources from :WHAT DOES THE BIBLE Really TEACH? 辨明圣经的真理

(1) Fulfilled prophecy and God’s own testimony prove that Jesus is the Messiah, or Christ.-Matthew 16:16 预言应验在耶稣身上,上帝也亲自为他作证,可见耶稣就是弥赛亚,就是基督-马太福音 16:16

(2) Jesus lived in heaven as a spirit creature long before he came to earth.-John 3:13 耶稣降世之前是个灵体,在天上生活了很久。-约翰福音 3:13

(3) Jesus was a teacher, a man of tender warmth, and an example of perfect obedience to God.-Matthew 9:35, 36 耶稣不但善于教导,待人亲切热诚,而且以身作则,衷心耿耿地服从上帝-马太福音 9:35,36

May 27, 2012, Sunday

Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

(1) But as for me, the drawing near to God is good for me. In the sovereign Lord Jehovah I have placed my refuge, To declare all your works. -PSALMS 73:28

(2) Be wise, my son, and make my heart rejoice, that I may make a reply to him that is taunting me. -PROVERBS 27:11

(3) For this is what Jehovah has said, the Creator of the heavens, He the true God, the Former of the earth and the Maker of it, He the One who firmly established it, who did not create it simply for nothing, who formed it even to be inhabited:”I am Jehovah, and there is no one else.-ISAIAH 45:18

(4) so my word that goes forth from my mouth will prove to be. It will not return to me without results, but it will certainly do that in which I have delighted, and it will have certain success in that for which I have sent it.-ISAIAH 55:11

(5) Then he said: “A certain man had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the part of the property that falls to my share. Then he divided his means of living to them. Later, after not many days, the younger son gathered all things together and traveled abroad into a distant country, and there squandered his property by living a debauched life. -LUCK 15:11

(6) The person faithful in what is least is faithful also in much, and the person unrighteous in what is least is unrighteous also in much. -LUCK 16:10

(7) Now there is a judging of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out. -JOHN 12:31

(8) I shall not speak much with YOU anymore, for the ruler of the world is coming. And he has no hold on me. -JOHN 14:30

(9) then concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged. -JOHN 16: 11

(10) For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, -ROMANS 3:23

(11) That is why, just as through one man sin entered into the world the death through sin, and thus death spread to all men because they had all sinned-.-ROMAN 5:12

(12) Return evil for evil to on one. Provide fine things in the sight of all men.-ROMANS 12:17

(13) Do not let yourself be conquered by the evil, but keep conquering the evil with the good.-ROMANS 12:17

(14) YOU cannot be drinking the cup of Jehovah and the cup of demons. YOU cannot be partaking of “the table of Jehovah” and the table of demons. -CORINTHIANS 10:21

(15) If, now, the good news we declare is in fact veiled, it is veiled among those who are perishing among whom the god of this system of things has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, that the illumination of the glorious good news about the Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine through. -CORINTHIANS 4:3,4

(16) in which YOU at one time walked according to the system of things of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit that now operates in the sons of disobedience. -EPHESIANS 2:2

(17) Keep doing all things free from murmurings and arguments, that YOU may come to be blameless and innocent, children of God without a blemish in among a crooked and twisted generation, among whom YOU are shining as illuminators in the world, -PHILIPPIANS 2:14, 15

(18) That is why it is necessary for us to pay more than the usual attention to the things heard by us, that we may never drift away.-HEBREWS 2:1

(19) When under trial, let on one say:”I am being tried by God. For with evil things God cannot be tried nor does he himself try anyone.-JAMES 1:13

(20) The form of worship that is clean and undefiled from the standpoint of our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their tribulation, and to keep oneself without spot from the world.-JAMES 1:27

(21) So down the great dragon was hurled, the original serpent, the one called Devil and Satan, who is misleading the entire inhabited earth, he was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.-REVELATION 12:9

Sources from:WHAT DOES THE BIBLE Really TEACH? 辨明圣经的真理

(1) Fulfilled prophecy and God’s won testimony prove that Jesus is the Messiah, or Christ.-Matthew 16:16 预言应验在耶稣身上,上帝也亲自为他作证,可见耶稣就是弥赛亚,就是基督。-马太福音16:16

(2) Jesus lived in heaven as a spirit creature long before he came to earth.-John 3:13 耶稣降世之前是个灵体,在天上生活了很久。-约翰福音3:13

(3) Jesus was a teacher, a man of tender warmth, and an example of perfect obedience to God. -Matthew 9:35, 36 耶稣不但善于教导,待人亲切热诚,而且以身作则,忠心耿耿地服从上帝。-马太福音 9:35, 36

May 20, 2012 Sunday

Sources from: New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

(1) God is not a man that he should tell lies, Neither a son of mankind that he should feel regret. Has she himself said it and will he not do it, And has he spoken and will he not carry it out?-NUMBERS 23: 19

(2) Where did you happen to be when I founded the earth? Tell me, if you do know understanding. Who set its measurements, in case you know, or who stretched out upon it the measuring line? Into what have its socket pedestals been sunk down, Or who laid its cornerstone, When the morning stars joyfully cried out together, And all the sons of God began shouting in applause? -JOB 38:4-7

(3) He that is walking with wise persons will become wise, but he that is having dealings with the stupid ones will fare badly. -PROVERBS 13:20

(4) One isolating himself will seek his own selfish longing, against all practical wisdom he will break forth. PROVERBS 18:1

(5) This is what Jehovah has said, your Repurchaser, the Holy One of Israel. “I, Jehovah, am your God, the One teaching you to benefit yourself, the One causing you to tread in the way in which you should walk. O if only you would actually pay attention to my commandments. Then your peace would become just like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.– ISAIAH 48:17

(6) There was a stream of fire flowing and going out from before him. There were a thousand thousands that kept ministering to him, and then thousand times ten thousand that kept standing right before him, The Court took its seat, and there were books that were opened.– DANIEL 7:10

(7) It is enough for the disciple to become as his teacher, and the slave as his lord. If people have called the householder Be-elze-bub, how much more will they call those of his household so? -MATTHEW 10:24

(8) YOUR cause for boasting is not fine. DO YOU not know that a little leaven ferments that whole lump?- CORINTHIANS 5:6

(9) Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are of serious concern, whatever things are righteous, whatever things are chaste, whatever things are lovable, whatever things are well spoken of, whatever virtue there is and whatever praiseworthy thing there is, continue considering these things. The things that You learned as well as accepted and heard and saw in connection with me, practice these, and the God of peace will be with YOU. -PHILIPPIANS 4:8-9

(10) Indeed, that is why we also thank God incessantly, because when YOU received God’s word, which YOU heard from us, YOU accepted it, not as the word of men, but, just as it truthfully is, as the word of God, which is also at work in YOU believers. -THESSALONIANS 2:13

(11) Therefore keep comforting one another and buildng one anther up, just as YOU are in fact doing. -THESSALONIANS 5:11

(12) All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work. -TIMOTHY 3:16-17

(13) Subject yourselves, therfore, to God; but oppose the Devil, and he will flee from YOU. Draw close to God, and he will draw close to YOU. Cleanse YOUR hands, YOU sinners, and purify YOUR hearts, YOU indecisive ones. -JAMES 4:7-8

(14) For prophecy was at no time brought by man’s will, but men spoke from God as they were brone along by holy spirit. 2 PETER 1:21

(15) Furthermore, many will follow their acts of loose conduct, and on account of these the way of the truth will be spoken of abusively. 2 PETER 2:2

Sources from :WHAT DOES THE BIBLE Really TEACH? 辨明圣经的真理

(1) “I will sweep her with the broom of annihilation.”- Isaiah 14:23 我要用毁灭的扫帚扫灭巴比伦。

(2) God’s purpose to make the earth a paradise will be fulfilled.-Isaiah 45:18, 55:11 上帝要使地球成为乐园,这个旨意必定会实现。-以赛亚书 45:18;55:11

(3) Satan now rules this world.-John 12:31; 1 John 5:19 现在撒但正统治世界。-约翰福音12:31; 约翰一书5:19

(4) In the coming new world, God will bestow many blessings on mankind.-Psalm 37:10, 11, 29. 在将临的新世界里,上帝会赐给人类许多福乐。-诗篇 37:10, 11,29

 April 15, 2012 Sunday

Sources from :WHAT DOES THE BIBLE Really TEACH? 辨明圣经的真理

(1) God cares about you personally. -1 Peter 5:7 上帝关心你。-彼得前书 5:7

(2) God’s personal name is Jehovah. -Psalm 83:18 上帝的名字是耶和华。-诗篇83:18

(3) Jehovah invites you to draw close to him. -James 4:8 耶和华请你亲近他。雅各书 4:8

(4) Jehovah is loving, kind, and merciful. -Exodus 34:6; 1 John 4:8, 16. 耶和华是慈悲而有爱心的。-出埃及记34:6 约翰一书 4:8,16.

(5) The Bible is inspired of God and thus is accurate and reliable.-2 Timothy 3:6 圣经是上帝启示的,既准确又可靠。-提摩太后书 3:16

(6) The information found in God’s Word is practical for everyday life. -Isaiah 48:17 圣经非常实用,可作为生活的指南。

(7) God’s promises found in the Bible are certain to be fulfilled.-Numbers 23:19 上帝在圣经里的应许必定实现。-民数记23:19

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