David Ortinau

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David Ortinau

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Creator of White Paper Bible, Co-Founder Rendr

Advent

Scripture readings for the Advent season. Advent is a time to look forward to the second coming of Jesus by celebrating his first coming.

Advent Angelic Visits

Passages about the angelic messages fortelling the birth of Jesus.

Alive

Jesus brought us to life out of death, to light from darkness. We have life more abundant! Both spiritual and physical.

A New Day

He is the God of the second chance, giving us fresh, new beginnings. He makes all things new.

Armor of God

We must be daily equipped and focused with proper perspective.

Believer's Authority

Verses about the authority and position granted to us by God by the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Be Passionate

Be full of passion and zeal for the kingdom. Care about what He cares about. Pursue zeal with knowledge, and beware false zeal. Surely God is worthy of enthusiasm! Passion is contagious.

Be Ready to Give a Reason

I want to always be ready to give a reason for the hope I have in Christ and to defend my faith. I will do this "in meekness and fear" not abrasively or causing offense.

Boldness

God strengthens me, His word produces courage in me, causing me to be bold.

Cast Your Cares

Take all your worries and cares to God. Build confidence in the Word that your faith may be potent

Commit Your Ways to God

Reminders of the importance and value of submitting my thoughts, words, and actions to God in everything I do, big and small.

Compassion

Reminders to allow myself to be touched, moved inwardly with the conditions of others and act in love and mercy on their behalf.

Confessions for Kids

Verses for children to encourage and strengthen. Great for memorization.

Confessions for Kids (Part 2)

Verses for children to encourage and strengthen. Great for memorization.

Confessions for Kids (Part 3)

Verses for children to encourage and strengthen. Great for memorization.

Conformed

Reminders to be conformed not to the world, but to God.

Divine Favor

Verses about the favor (grace, acceptance). As we seek Him and obey Him, God bestows favor upon us with men, with leaders, and with the Lord himself.

Encouragement to Do God's Word

It's so important to match up actions with belief in God's word. Many of His promises are contingent upon me doing something. Obey!

Encouragement to Fill My Mouth with God's Word

To speak the word as I meditate on it, to hold fast my confession so that my mind may be renewed. To direct and focus my attention toward God's thoughts rather than my own murmurings.

Encouragement to Meditate on God's Word

Why it is so vital to invest attention considering his Word, giving it focus, and letting it speak to me. Words of encouragement from the Bible to think on His Word.

Encouragement to Pray God's Word

God honors every Word, every promise recorded. I can pray His Word with confidence that He will hear and answer.

Encouragement to Read God's Word

When I need to be reminded or inspired to spend time reading the word of God.

Encouragement to Receive By Faith

His Word instructs me to trust Him and receive.

Encouragement to Share with Others

Regardless of how I may want to keep to myself, I need to consider how I can encourage and strengthen others around me. Words of encouragement from the Bible to share what I've received.

Encouragement to Walk in Thanksgiving

I have so much to be thankful for, and it's hard to thank God and doubt his faithfulness at the same time. Words of encouragement from the Bible to be thankful.

Engage My Faith Daily

I need to remember to engage my faith daily in what I think, say, and do. We do not inherit the promises of God by habit and good behavior, but faith and patience. Keep faith active!

Epistle Prayers

Prayers from Paul's letters to the churches. I try to pray these daily.

Fasting

Verses about fasting for the purpose of developing humility, devoting to prayer, and re-dedication to value spiritual over natural.

Favorite Verses of C.T. Studd

C.T. Studd (1860-1931) was a missionary to China, India, and Africa.

Favorite Verses of D.L. Moody

From the book Daily Gems, a devotional by Dwight L. Moody.

Favorite Verses of Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor (1832-1905) was a missionary in China for 51 years.

Fear Not!

When I place my trust in God, I need not be afraid or worry. God is for me

Fear Not!

When I place my trust in God, I need not be afraid or worry. God is for me

For Battling Discouragement

We all face discouragement at times, especially when we take on any kind of challenge. Use these verses of encouragement and strength to bust through it. Reset your focus on the right target, God.

For Daily Encouragement

These are verses I run to frequently for strength, comfort, guidance.

For Decision Making & Spiritual Guidance

Verses I cling to when faced with decisions big and small, encouragement to know God is leading me, guiding me, directing me, and that He cares deeply about even the minutia of my day.

Forgiving Others

Verses reminding me of the importance and the value of forgiveness. I hope I can better view and forgive others as God views and forgives me.

Freedom

Bible verses about the freedom and liberty we enjoy in Jesus.

God Desires Obedience

Reminder that I am responsible to obey Him because of who He is, and my love for Him. To observe His ways and give preference to His ways over my own.

God is a Giver

This is one of the main truths of God's character we are told we must believe. And what an awesome truth it is!

God is Grace

God extends His unmerited favor to me, is slow to anger, plentiful in mercy. He is so gracious.

God is Mercy

Thank God for His many mercies toward me, for His steadfast love.

God is Mercy

Thank God for His many mercies toward me, for His steadfast love.

God is My Guide

The Lord is continually promising us guidance and direction, and is often referred to as our guide. He will lead us in the way we should go if we seek after him, listen and obey.

God is My Healer

Verses about physical healing. God is willing and able to heal all our sicknesses and pains.

God is not a Man

Jesus, of course, became a man. God the father is not a man, however, in his behavior. These verses remind me to view God as God and not limit him in my life by projecting human nature on him.

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

God is a giver, and He wants me to be a giver also. Verses to remind me of why and how I should give.

God Loves Me

Sometimes it's the most basic of beliefs that needs strengthening.

God's Economic Stimulus Plan

Pray for the removal of obstacles, increase of love, personal growth, the 100% will of God, and with the end in mind.

God's Faithfulness

For when I need reminding of God's faithfulness to His purposes, His word, His people, and me. God is faithful and I can trust Him!

God's Promises are Sure

God is faithful to His promises and He cannot lie. I can have full confidence in His word.

Good Friday

Memorial readings for Good Friday, during the Easter Season.

He Hears Us

We may not feel he does, but he hears us when we pray and can have confidence when we abide in his word that he'll act.

Hell

Jesus taught frequently about hell.

Honesty

God calls and expects us to walk in honesty, to abhor deception, and maintain an upright reputation with the world around us.

How to Train the Human Spirit

Just as we can train our intellect over time, we can and should train our "inward man" to maturity by meditating on the Word, practicing the Word, giving the Word first place, and instantly obeying.

I am an Heir of the Promises of God

Verses to remind me of my sonship and qualification by Jesus in the inheritance of God.

I am an Overcomer

Promises regarding overcoming the world and the enemy by the grace and power of God.

I am In Christ

Verses talking about who I am, what I have, and what I can do now that my identity is "In Christ". In Him verses.

I am Redeemed

I have been redeemed, ransomed, and my debt of sin eternally paid in full.

I Have a Future and a Destiny

A collection of passages about future and destiny.

I Have an Inheritance

Verses about my heavenly inheritance provided by Jesus' death.

Instructions Regarding How to Pray

How to pray / petition, prerequisites, etc.

Jesus is Coming Back

Passages and prophecies about the second coming of Jesus. Understanding this truth regarding our future bring proper perspective to today.

Love

Verses about love. I have been loved with the love of God. I'm commanded and enabled to share that same, powerful love with others.

Meet Needs

Verses exhorting us to helping people in acts of service and compassion.

Men are God's Methods

Inspired by a favorite quote from E. M. Bounds in Power Through Prayer: "The church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men."

More Than a Conqueror

When I humble myself to God's ways, I know I will be victorious. Bible verses about my position of victory, conquering, overcoming, and success in Jesus.

Most Popular WPB Verses 2009 to 2010

These are the most popular verses explicitly added to papers over the past 12 months, from 10/2009 to 10/2010.

Names of Jesus

References to Jesus from both OT and NT. Great for building an Advent chain or calendar to count down the days to Christmas.

New Life In Jesus

God is life, Jesus brings new life, abundant life, greater quality of life, and He wants to fills me with that life.

Nighttime and Sleep

Verses about rest and peaceful sleep.

Nothing too Difficult for God

Verses to remind me that God is never surprised, at a loss, feeling down and weak and incapable. He has the answer and response for any worry, trouble, or disaster that we encounter or even create.

Overcoming Anxiety

We all have anxiety, but we don't have to let it rule us. Gaze at God as unfound fears melt away.

Patience

"It will cost something to walk slow in the parade of the ages, while excited men of time rush about confusing motion with progress. But it will pay in the long run..." A.W. Tozer

Practicing Silence

While I should certainly speak to mountains and act, I also need to practice silence and stillness. These are verses about trusting God in moments of quiet, and listening to Him.

Praise and Worship

Verses about praise and worship, giving thanks, singing, and blessing the Lord.

Reminder to Guard My Heart

I need to be deliberate regarding what I give my attention to daily. To protect my heart and mind from influences contrary to God's Word, and focus on truths that will strengthen my faith.

Reminder to Renew My Mind

I need to regularly remember to renew my mind by setting my affections on Him, thinking on His thoughts, speaking His words, and resisting the contrary influences of the world.

Rescue

When we find ourselves in need of rescue, no matter how we arrived in the situation, we know God can be trusted to rescue us when we cry out.

Respect

Verses about impartiality, regard, honor and the things we should consider more than myself.

Resurrection

Jesus is risen from the dead. He conquered death and provides redemption as a free gift to all who will believe.

Righteousness

2 corinthians 5:21

Roman Road to Salvation

Passages in Romans effectively communicating the path from sin to salvation.

Savior

God is our savior, deliverer, preserver, rescuer. He delivers us from direct threat; brings us safe and sound out of a difficult situation.

Self Examination

It's important to search ourselves and allow God to reveal sin. To confess and repent that we may not hinder our prayers or relationship with Him.

Seven Redemptive Names of God

7 names describing Jehovah's nature: Jireh (provide), Rapha (heal), Nissi (banner), Shalom (peace), Ra-ah (shepherd), Tsidkenu (righteousness), Shammah (present)

Sin

Verses defining sin and the effects of sin.

Sowing and Reaping

A fundamental principle of life, we reap the results of what we sow. Good seed reaps a harvest of life, and foolish decisions reap death. Be deliberate in your sowing and reaping.

Speak the Word

The Word of God when spoken releases power. Be a doer of the word and not a hearer only.

Surrender

Verses about submitting my own plans, thoughts, ways to God and adopting His will instead.

The Lord is God

He repeatedly demonstrates to us that he is God, and apart from him there is no other.

The Lord is Good

Reminders of God's goodness, especially towards me. And he expects me to also do good as he does.

The Work of the Holy Spirit

Promises Jesus made about what the Holy Spirit will do with and for believers.

Travel

He covers our travel.

Trust

Put your trust in God, make Him your refuge, and you shall never be put to shame.

Victory

To remind me of the victory made available to me. Though trials and problems and struggles will come, I can overcome in Jesus.

Victory Over Death

Jesus has won us victory over death.

Victory Over Every Enemy

I have victory in Jesus over any enemy. If God is for me, who can be against me?

Victory Over Temptation

Temptations are bound to come, but thank God I have victory over them to escape and overcome.

Victory Over The Devil

Jesus has defeated Satan and won us victory over all the works of the devil.

Victory Over the Power of Sin

Jesus has paid the full price for the penalty of sin, so I am free from sin. Every day I must walk by faith, sow to the spirit and exert this victory over sin.

Water Baptism

When we are baptized we are following Jesus' command, Jesus' example, early church example, and making outward expression of inward conversion.

What God Says About Mankind

Scriptures revealing God's perspective of mankind.

When I Need Faith

When I find myself doubting; in need of reminding of what faith is, how faith comes, and how faith is released.

When I Need Help

Cares in the midst of trials distract me from my help. These verses remind me to focus my attention on God, my help, my strength, my salvation...that I may be made replete with Him.

When I Need Hope

Verses to lift my eyes and my attitude.

When I Need Peace

Verses to calm my mind.

When I Need Protection

Promises of comfort and protection.

When I Need Strength

Verses to power me up when I'm feeling depleted or incapable.

Who God is from the Psalms

Inspiring statements from the psalmists about who the Lord is and what He does for us.

Who God is from the Psalms - Part 2

Inspiring statements from the psalmists about who the Lord is and what He does for us. Psalms 20-39

Who I Am

According to the Word, I'm a peculiar people, chosen of God, a royal priesthood, a holy nation. I must get my identity from the Word, not feelings or the world.

Abiding in Christ

Joy is the result of abiding in Christ. Abiding in Christ means to trust Christ, to pray, and to be obedient to him. Christ calls those who abide in Him, friend.

A New Day

He is the God of the second chance, giving us fresh, new beginnings. He makes all things new.

Believer's Authority

Verses about the authority and position granted to us by God by the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Bible Scriptures about work

We should do our work heartily to the Lord!

Bible verses about God's Provision

God promised to provide our needs, these are some great verses to stand on when resources seem limited...

Encouragement to Do God's Word

It's so important to match up actions with belief in God's word. Many of His promises are contingent upon me doing something. Obey!

Encouragement to Receive By Faith

His Word instructs me to trust Him and receive.

Fear Not!

When I place my trust in God, I need not be afraid or worry. God is for me

For Daily Encouragement

These are verses I run to frequently for strength, comfort, guidance.

God is Mercy

Thank God for His many mercies toward me, for His steadfast love.

God Loves Me

Sometimes it's the most basic of beliefs that needs strengthening.

God's Word

People perish for lack of knowledge. God's Word provides everything we need for life and Godliness through the knowledge of His Word.

I am an Overcomer

Promises regarding overcoming the world and the enemy by the grace and power of God.

I am In Christ

Verses talking about who I am, what I have, and what I can do now that my identity is "In Christ". In Him verses.

Instructions Regarding How to Pray

How to pray / petition, prerequisites, etc.

Promises Kept

God's Promises Can Be Counted On

Rescue

When we find ourselves in need of rescue, no matter how we arrived in the situation, we know God can be trusted to rescue us when we cry out.

Seven Redemptive Names of God

7 names describing Jehovah's nature: Jireh (provide), Rapha (heal), Nissi (banner), Shalom (peace), Ra-ah (shepherd), Tsidkenu (righteousness), Shammah (present)

Surrender

Verses about submitting my own plans, thoughts, ways to God and adopting His will instead.

The Lord is Good

Reminders of God's goodness, especially towards me. And he expects me to also do good as he does.

The Work of the Holy Spirit

Promises Jesus made about what the Holy Spirit will do with and for believers.

Who God is from the Psalms - Part 2

Inspiring statements from the psalmists about who the Lord is and what He does for us. Psalms 20-39