50 One Liners

A collection of One Liner thoughts, each relating to a Bible passage…

1. Here’s to the peacemakers, the kind and caring, the fighters for justice, the battlers for true harmony. Matthew 5 v 9, 1 Peter 3 v 11

2. Here’s to the unsung heroes, the quiet ones who carry on doing what they do, changing things little by little. 2 Thessalonians 3 v 13, Job 29 vv 11-13

3. Here’s to the misfits, those who don’t fit in, yet find their place in the Maker of every kind of world. 1 Peter 2 v 11, Romans 8 vv 35-39

4. One Liners, 4:Here’s to those who long for a better world, who pray, and labour, in order to be a part of the change they long to see. Micah 6 v 8, Matthew 5 v 6

5. Here’s to the laughter makers, those who bring a smile amidst the struggle and the terror, whose who lighten our hearts. Proverbs 13 v 9, Jeremiah 33 vv 10-11

6. Here’s to those who live with the contradictions, faith and doubt, trust and worry, hope and trouble. John 16 v 33, 2 Corinthians 4 vv 7-9

7. Here’s to the encouragers, those who lift us up when we’re falling down, those with a smile and a shoulder to lean on, with the eye to see the best in a given moment. Isaiah 35 v 3-4, Psalm 138 v 3

8. Here’s to the compassionists, the caring ones, no matter how small their love, and to the Great Compassionist, whose love is the home of life. Jeremiah 31 v 3

9. Here’s to those who don’t find things easy, for whom life seems full of mountains, yet still they climb. Here’s to their courage, patience, hope and faith. Psalm 77

10. Here’s to the bridge builders, those who shun the walls of life, cut rocky pathways and build makeshift bridges for the rest of us. Ephesians 5 v 16, Luke 3 vv 4-6

11. Here’s to the questioners, those who won’t take things at face value, but look deeper, much deeper. Proverbs 23 v 23 & 12 v 19, John 14 v 6

12. Here’s to the kind ones, those who’ll risk looking foolish, risk being accused of naivety, the fools who shun the crowd. Ephesians 4 v 32

13. Here’s to the truth-tellers, those who laugh at the lies, and peel back the layers of spin. Luke 10 v 21, John 8 v 32

14. Here’s to the songsters, those who give us anthems and ballads, melodies and lyrics. Songs to lift us, calm us, and urge us to action. Psalm 40 v 3, Ezekiel 19 v 1, Psalm 28 v 7

15. Here’s to the frustrated, for their patience and endurance, unrelenting determination and guts, though life seems full of wrong turns. Hebrews 12 v 12

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