Yesterday, we kicked off VERSE-0-RAMA 2017. I shared my favorite verse and then asked y’all to share yours.

Here’s a great little verse to start off the day passed along by one of our visitors. Pray through it right now and then repeat it any time you feel the least bit stressed, depressed, angry and/or freaked out.


Once a year I like to ask our visitors here on GUWG this simple little question …

What’s your favorite Bible verse and why?

Give it some deeeeep thought and then leave a comment below, tweet me @getupwithgod or email me at I’d love to hear from you.

I completely acknowledge that choosing only 1 of the 31,202 verses in the most fantabulous book in the history of the universe is a completely unfair request, but I’m always fascinated by the words of God that peeps have reverberating in their hearts at any given moment.

As for myself, if I had to choose just one right now, it would be:

Password Protected

PasswordWant an easy way to get more Bible into your head?

Change your computer password to your favorite Scripture reference. Then every time you sign in recite the verse until it’s stuck deep inside your brain. It may sound dumb but it works.

The first time I tried it, I went with 1Thess5:16, which says . . .

Draw Near

Never never never ever ever ever take the fact that we can talk to the Creator of the Universe for granted. Pray through each word in the following passage and draw near to Him today.

The Gospel in a Nutshell

Ever struggle telling people the good news?

Here it is in one simple sentence:

The One Thing

She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.

She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

(Luke 10:39-42)

Are you more Martha or Mary?

Most Richly Blessed

I asked God for strength,
that I might achieve.
I was made weak,
that I might learn humbly to obey.

I asked for health,
that I might do great things.
I was given infirmity,
that I might do better things.