I preached on this today, for Mother’s Day 2019!
H. Holy, Honest, Healing, Happy
Holy, 1 Peter 1:16 (KJV) 16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Honest, Proverbs 12:22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
Healing, Ps. 103:2-3 NLT – He forgives all my sins & heals all my diseases.
Happy, Ps. 37:4 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
O. Optimistic, Organized, Oasis
Optimistic, Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”
Organized, 1 Cor. 14:33 NLT For God is not a God of disorder but of peace,
Oasis, Isaiah 26:3 (KJV) 3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee:
M. Mirthful, Motivating, Mindful
Mirthful, Proverbs 17:22 A cheerful heart is good medicine,
Motivating, Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord
Mindful, Phil.4:8 b if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think @ such things.
E. Ease, Empowering, Encouraging, Enjoyable
Ease, Psalms 23:1 NLT The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need.
Empowering, Ps 18:29 NAS For by You I can run upon a troop; And by my God I can leap over a wall.
Encouraging, Jn 14:27 NLT I leave you with a gift-peace of mind & heart & the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give-So don’t be troubled or afraid
Enjoyable, Romans 15:13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Our true home is in God and if His home is in our hearts, then He will make our hearts full of Him and our homes full of His fruits! If our hearts are His home, then our HOME will be full of God’s love!
Pastor Tim – aka SLAM