Two Lists from Reading the Bible Lesson on Man

Two Lists from Reading the Bible Lesson on Man

Two Lists from Reading the Bible Lesson on Man

Whit Larson shared the following on Facebook and I thought you might enjoy it as much as I did:

“I was reading the Bible lesson this morning and was inspired to write down a list of:

1) What God does for man, and

2) What I do

Thought I’d share:

From the Bible lesson on Man:

What does God do:
⁃girdeth me with strength (Ps. 18:32)
⁃maketh my way perfect (Ps. 18:32)
⁃creates me in His own image (Gen. 1:27)
⁃blesses me (Gen. 1:28)
⁃makes me fruitful (productive, producing in abundance)(Gen. 1:28)
⁃gives me dominion (Gen. 1:28)
⁃gives me understanding (Job 32:8)
⁃beareth witness with our spirit (Rom. 8:16)
⁃reveals spiritual understanding (S&H 14:27)
⁃reveals the consciousness of my dominion over whole earth (S&H 14:28)
⁃sends His angels (Dan. 6:22)
⁃shuts the lions mouth (Dan. 6:22)
⁃supplies the wisdom & occasion for a victory over evil (S&H 571:17)
⁃brings forth food for my use (S&H 530:7)
⁃pours forth more than we accept (S&H 2:28)
⁃holds human thought in line with unselfed love (S&H 192:30)
⁃governs me (S&H 304:14)
⁃produces harmony (S&H 304:16)
⁃opens the blinded eyes (Isa. 35:5)
⁃clads me in the panoply of Love (S&H 571:18)
⁃renews my strength (Isa. 40:31)
⁃feeds me (S&H 530:6)
⁃is my refuge and strength (S&H 444:11)
⁃present help (S&H 444:11)
⁃sustains me (S&H 530:5)
⁃is my life
⁃will come and save (Isa 35:4)
⁃opens the blind eyes (Mark 10:51)
⁃makes me capable of all this (S&H 393:13)

⁃bestows on me, ability and power (S&H 393:14)

What do I do:
⁃reflect God’s likeness
⁃reflect, in glorified quality, the infinite Father-Mother God
⁃meditate day & night in His law
⁃trust in Thee
⁃know thyself
⁃trust in the Lord
⁃do good
⁃trust Him
⁃receive the divine power (S&H 192 30)
⁃receive sight (Mark 10:51)
⁃follow Jesus in the way (Mark 10:52)
⁃realize the Science of man (S&H 409:25)
⁃seek the true model (S&H 409:26)
⁃wait upon the Lord (Isa. 40:31)
⁃take possession of my body (consciousness) (S&H 393:10)
⁃govern the bodys feeling and action (S&H 393:11)
⁃rise in the strength of Spirit (S&H 393:12)
⁃resist all that is unlike God (S&H 393:12)
⁃admit that I am God’s own likeness (S&H 90:24)

⁃turn from sin and lose sight of mortal selfhood (S&H 316:5)

(Please note: SH refers to Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy)


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