The God Who Preserves

O love the Lord, all you His godly ones! The Lord preserves the faithful [those with moral and spiritual integrity] And fully repays the [self-righteousness of the] arrogant. Psalm 31:23 AMP Years ago, before refrigeration was common place, people had to devise methods to preserve their food. After the harvest, they had problems; there was more food than … Continue reading The God Who Preserves

Just Consider

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

When Problems Come

My problems go from bad to worse. Oh, save me from them all! Psalm 25:17 NLT No life is immune from problems; they visit us all. The poor man with his limited resources is tempted to believe that money would resolve his problems. The wealth of the rich is his problem: he is constantly seeking … Continue reading When Problems Come

Our Superabundant God

Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us, Ephesians 3:20 AMP Just about everyone at one time or another needed to ask … Continue reading Our Superabundant God

God: Our Protection

Keep me safe, O God, for I have come to you for refuge. Psalm 16:1 NLT Everyone has a list of things that are important to them. Children are concerned about play, food and friends. Adults have a different set of concerns. Parents are concerned about the wellbeing of their children and one thing that … Continue reading God: Our Protection

Help From God

Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the Lord protects a city, guarding it with sentries will do no good. Psalm 127:1 NLT The airwave is full of companies who want you to believe that they are the answer to your security needs. They promise you the world but they are limited in … Continue reading Help From God

Persecuted: but not Defeated

 Indeed, all who delight in pursuing righteousness and are determined to live godly lives in Christ Jesus will be hunted and persecuted [because of their faith]. 2 Timothy 3:13 AMP The word indeed is used to confirm something that has already been suggested. When we want people to confirm things in our lives, we want them to confirm the … Continue reading Persecuted: but not Defeated

Our Righteous Deliverer

In you, O Lord, I seek refuge; do not let me ever be put to shame; in your righteousness deliver me. Psalm 31:1 NRSV Life can be rough for adults as well as children. People of every age have to deal with bullies; they are found in the classrooms, in the work place and almost everywhere people assemble. … Continue reading Our Righteous Deliverer

The Lord Will Provide

 I will certainly bless you. I will multiply your descendants beyond number, like the stars in the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will conquer the cities of their enemies. Genesis 22:17 NLT Everyone wants to hear those words, “I will certainly bless you.”  But as with everything else in life, those words … Continue reading The Lord Will Provide

A Tower of Strength

The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 NLT This verse was the inspiration for a song I love to sing. It’s a song of praise and worship that you can find on YouTube. However, I will share a bit of the lyrics with you. “Blessed be … Continue reading A Tower of Strength