Life! We love it! Then, the pressures crush us and we wonder, can I make it through? Peter Marshall said, “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” So there is purpose in the pressure of life. In Psalm 39 David … Continue reading My Hope is in the Lord
What do you do when your back is against the wall? Well have all had moments when we over our heads so to speak. It is not a pleasant experience. For some, the loss of control that comes when you are unable to maintain control of your environment is unbearable. Yesterday, we discussed Jonah and … Continue reading God Saved Jonah
Some time ago, my husband and I saw a video clip and he remarked that it seems that our society has lost all respect for God. Sadly, it appears that way. We are no longer shocked when we hear about the atrocities that mankind inflicts on each other; we have become so desensitized that we … Continue reading God Takes Notice
Only fear the Lord [with awe and profound reverence] and serve Him faithfully with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you. 1 Samuel 12:24 AMP What do you do when you have done you best to guide people in the path that right and yet they don’t heed your advice? It … Continue reading Just Consider
Pharaoh quickly summoned Moses and Aaron. “I have sinned against the Lord your God and against you,” he confessed. “Forgive my sin, just this once, and plead with the Lord your God to take away this death from me.” Exodus 10:16-17 NLT One thing I learned as a child is that not everything that glitters is gold. Many times, people … Continue reading Keep Your Promise to God!
For you are God, O Sovereign Lord. Your words are truth, and you have promised these good things to your servant. 2 Samuel 7:28 NLT Have you ever had a desire to do something wonderful for someone? You take your time and carefully create an action plan. It could be a surprise birthday party for … Continue reading God Keeps His Promises!
All day long I’ll praise and honor you, O God, for all that you have done for me. Psalm 71:8 TLB How many times have you extended yourself to others and they have forgotten your kindness? It happens more often than you think. There are many stories that people tell about how forgetful people are or … Continue reading God Remains Constant
Understand, therefore, that the Lord your God is indeed God. He is the faithful God who keeps his covenant for a thousand generations and lavishes his unfailing love on those who love him and obey his commands. Deuteronomy 7:9 NLTWhen someone makes you a promise, that promise is based on who he or she is. If that … Continue reading The Faithful God
For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do. Hebrews 6:10 NLT When children experience hurt because they were treated unfairly, parents choose to either comfort them or toughen them up. … Continue reading God’s Reward Is Sure
So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith. Galatians 6:9-10 NLT Children naturally enjoy helping others; especially … Continue reading Embrace the Opportunity