Celebrate: The Plan
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
To Prosper You
Isaiah 55:8-9 NIV
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the lord. "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
2 Corinthians 6:8-10
2 Corinthians 6:8-10 NIV
through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors; known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
Not To Harm You
Jeremiah 18:1-4 NIV
This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the lord: "Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message." So I went down to the potter's house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him.
2 Corinthians 4:7-9
2 Corinthians 4:7-9 NIV
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.
To Give You Hope and a Future
Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV
"Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Jeremiah 29:13-14 NIV
You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you," declares the lord, "and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you," declares the lord, "and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile."