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SCRIPTURES for the Captain CHOO Books

The majority of my Captain CHOO series have a PRIMARY SCRIPTURE,

and SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES, as per the NIV Translation. 

These stories reflect the message behind their associated scriptures.

Whether you are a Christian or not, these are wholesome, positive, good life lessons for all.

If you are interested in specific Scriptures I selected for any of my books please look below! :)

They are listed in order of Publication.

The WORDY BIRDIE

1.  The WORDY BIRDIE: (TALK LESS, LISTEN MORE)

PRIMARY SCRIPTURE/S:

JAMES 1:19:

  • 19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

PROVERBS 21:23:

  • 23 Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.

 

PROVERBS 18:2:

  • 2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.

 

PROVERBS 12:15:

  • 15 The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

 

PROVERBS 29:20:

  • 20 Do you see someone who speaks in haste?
    There is more hope for a fool than for them.

 

PROVERBS 10:19:

  • 19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words,
       but the prudent hold their tongues.

The FINCH in the WINCH

2.  The FINCH in the WINCH: (ANTI-BULLYING & KINDNESS)

PRIMARY SCRIPTURE/S:

MICAH 6:8:

  • 8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly[a] with your God.

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

PHILIPPIANS 2:3:

  • 3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,

 

MATTHEW 7:12:

  • 12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

 

MARK 12:31:

  • 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[a] There is no commandment greater than these.”

 

PSALM 82:4:

  • 4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
       deliver them from the hand of the wicked.

 

1 CORINTHIANS 16:14:

  • 14 Do everything in love.

 

1 PETER 3:8-9:

  • 8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.

The PIG in a WIG

3.  The PIG in a WIG: (OVER-VALUING PHYSICAL APPEARANCE, & TRYING TO BE SOMEONE YOU’RE NOT)

PRIMARY SCRIPTURE/S:

1 PETER 3:3-4:

  • 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.

 

SONG OF SONGS 4:7

  • 7 You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.

 

GALATIANS 6:3

  • 3 If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

PROVERBS 31:30

  • 30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting (vain); but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.

 

1 SAMUEL 16:7

  • 7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”

 

1 TIMOTHY 4:4

  • 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

The YAK with a HACK

4.  The YAK with a HACK: (HELPING STRANGERS)

PRIMARY SCRIPTURE/S:

GALATIANS 6:2

  • 2 Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

 

ROMANS 12:13

  • 13 Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.

 

PROVERBS 3:27

  • 27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

PHILIPPIANS 2:3-4

  • 3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

 

HEBREWS 13:16

  • 16 And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

 

JOHN 15:12

  • 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

 

MATTHEW 25:44-45

  • 44 “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’  45 “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’

 

PROVERBS 11:25

  • 25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

The ALIEN CANADIAN/AMERICAN

5A & 5B.  The ALIEN CANADIAN/AMERICAN: (FIGHTING RACISM/PROMOTING UNITY/MULTI-CULTURALISM)

 

PRIMARY SCRIPTURE/S:

LEVITICUS 19:34

  • 34 The foreigner (“Alien” in NRSV version) residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

 

DEUTERONOMY 10:19

  • 19 And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.

 

ZECHARIAH 7:9-10

  • 9 “This is what the Lord Almighty said: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. 10 Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.’

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

DEUTERONOMY 27:19

  • 19 “Cursed is anyone who withholds justice from the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow.”  Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

 

GENESIS 23:4

  • 4 “I am a foreigner and stranger among you. Sell me some property for a burial site here so I can bury my dead.”

 

JOHN 15:12

  • 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

 

MATTHEW 25:35

  • 35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,

 

ACTS 10:34

  • 34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism

 

JEREMIAH 7:5-7

  • 5 If you really change your ways and your actions and deal with each other justly, 6 if you do not oppress the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow and do not shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not follow other gods to your own harm, 7 then I will let you live in this place, in the land I gave your ancestors for ever and ever.

 

The BEAVER with a CLEAVER

6.  The BEAVER with a CLEAVER: (PERSEVERANCE)

PRIMARY SCRIPTURES:

GENESIS 37-45

  • I recommend looking up this long passage that tells the story of Joseph.

 

JAMES 1:2-4

  • 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

 

2 CHRONICLES 15:7

  • 7 But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.”

 

SUPPORTING SCRIPTURES:

ROMANS 12:12

  • 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

 

LAMENTATIONS 3:22-24

  • 22 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.
    23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
    24 I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.”

 

JOB 42:2

  • 2 “I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted.

 

1 CHRONICLES 16:11

  • 11 Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.

 

PSALM 27:14

  • 14 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.

 

ISAIAH 46:4

  • 4 Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you.

  • I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

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