Today is March 14, which means today is “Pi Day.” Pi is the mathematical term for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi always equals 3.14159265359. While, Andrew, our sixth grader, has been discussing the significance of pi, I’d rather discuss baking a pie. In honor of ‘Pi Day,” below are some verses worth considering. I will savor these truths over coffee and a slice of pie!
God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” (Exodus 3:14, NIV)
If you walk in obedience to me and keep my decrees… I will give you a long life.
(1 Kings 3:14, NIV)
For she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. (Proverbs 3:14, NIV)
I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God does it so that people will fear him. (Ecclesiastes 3:14, NIV)
Be glad and rejoice with all your heart. (Zephaniah 3:14, NIV)
He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. (Galatians 3:14, NIV)
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:14, NIV)
But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
(2 Timothy 3:14-15, NIV)
Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives. (Titus 3:14 NIV)
We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end. (Hebrews 3:14, NIV)
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” (1 Peter 3:14 NIV)
So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. (2 Peter 3:14, NIV)