Trust the Lord Completely

If you want favor with both God and man, and a reputation for good judgment and common sense, then trust the Lord completely; don’t ever trust yourself.    Proverbs 3:4-5 TLB                               When I read these two verses, two words stood out to me: if and then. I always pay close attention in the scriptures when I … Continue reading Trust the Lord Completely

Crushed by Pain

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18 NLT The heart can be broken, not literally but figuratively. The heart can experience such sorrow and grief, that at times life itself can become a burden. But in those moments, the Bible tells us that the Lord is … Continue reading Crushed by Pain

Fear God

 But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king’s orders. They allowed the boys to live, too. Exodus 1:17 NLT Wow! These midwives feared God. He was not the god of the Egyptians, He was the God of the enslaved population. The fear that is referred to here is not afraid of, … Continue reading Fear God

Victory Through Faith

 For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. 1 John 5:4 NLT Everyone I know wants victory in their lives. That desire does not begin when you become an adult, it begins when you are baby.  The baby is working to be victorious at holding the … Continue reading Victory Through Faith

You Don’t Have to Worry!

Today people live with uncertainty.  Life as you know it has changed. Things you took for granted are no longer the norm.  As the school year begins, parents are expressing their concerns for the safety of their children in the school buildings. The school staff is also concerned about their health and the health of … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Worry!

God, the Source of Hope

I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NLT There are some marvelous things that come to pass in your life when you trust in God. … Continue reading God, the Source of Hope

God Rewards

And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. Hebrews 11:6 NLT Just about everyone you meet will tell you that they believe in the existence of God. Then, there are those who have … Continue reading God Rewards

Peace in Your Storm

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3 NLT This is a biggie. There are countless people who have no idea what peace of mind feels like. Peace has a vast reach: it encompasses almost every area of your life. The peace I’m talking … Continue reading Peace in Your Storm

God Is With You

This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NLT The nation of Israel lived in Egypt for a number of years. The Pharaoh, who promoted Joseph, invited his family to make their home in Egypt. They became … Continue reading God Is With You

Confidently Trusting the Lord

We live in a world today when all you hear is bad news. On the line in the supermarket people are talking about Covid-19. We all know someone who died during the pandemic. Some died from the virus while others died from other ailments. People are unemployed and unemployment is on the rise. Many companies … Continue reading Confidently Trusting the Lord