These are some of Jacki’s “Life Verses” from Jewish and Christian Scripture. They have brought comfort, guidance and inspiration in her walk and her work.
John 10:10 — Abundant Life
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. – Jesus
John 4:14 — Welling Up Forever
…but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty.
The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life. – Jesus
Isaiah 55:1-3 — Truly Satisfying
Ho, everyone who thirsts,
come to the waters;
and you that have no money,
come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without price.
Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,
and your labour for that which does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,
and delight yourselves in rich food.
Incline your ear, and come to me;
listen, so that you may live.
I will make with you an everlasting covenant,
my steadfast, sure love for David.
Colossians 2:6-7 — Walking in Christ
As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
Hebrews 1:3 — God’s Exact Image
Christ is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being, and he sustains all things by his powerful word.
When he had made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high…
Matthew 25:45 — Meeting Others’ Needs
Then the Son of Man will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.”
James 2:26 — A Living, GROWING Faith
For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is also dead.
Luke 2:34-35 — The Spirit Reveals Our Thoughts
Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary,
‘This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel,
and to be a sign that will be opposed so that the inner thoughts of many will be revealed—and a sword will pierce your own soul too.’
Hebrews 10:24-25 — Living Well Means Living Together
And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds,
not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.