Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him! Psalm 34:8 NKJV There are some words that are overused in our lives; good is one of those words. When children get home from school, parents ask, “How was your day?” The most popular response is, “It was good.” Sometimes good involved an altercation with another … Continue reading Taste and You’ll See
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
From there Isaac moved to Beersheba, where the Lord appeared to him on the night of his arrival. “I am the God of your father, Abraham,” he said. “Do not be afraid, for I am with you and will bless you. I will multiply your descendants, and they will become a great nation. I will … Continue reading He’s My God
When the men who lived there asked Isaac about his wife, Rebekah, he said, “She is my sister.” He was afraid to say, “She is my wife.” He thought, “They will kill me to get her, because she is so beautiful.” Genesis 26:7 NLT If you asked the question, ‘What is your greatest fear?” You … Continue reading Just Trust God
But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you. I praise God for what he has promised. I trust in God, so why should I be afraid? What can mere mortals do to me? Psalms 56:3-4 NLT We live in a world today where fear is always present. There are so many … Continue reading In Times of Fear
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Return to Pharaoh and make your demands again. I have made him and his officials stubborn so I can display my miraculous signs among them. I’ve also done it so you can tell your children and grandchildren about how I made a mockery of the Egyptians and about the … Continue reading I am the LORD!
See, God has come to save me. I will trust in him and not be afraid. The Lord God is my strength and my song; he has given me victory.” Isaiah 12:2 NLT The concept of trust is difficult for most people to embrace. When you extend kindness, many times the recipient is skeptical. Why are you … Continue reading God: My Salvation!
Though a mighty army surrounds me, my heart will not be afraid. Even if I am attacked, I will remain confident. Psalm 27:3 NLT War is a terrible time for everyone. It’s stressful for soldiers and civilians alike. It’s especially difficult for the people who live in the war zone; it’s a time of uncertainty and … Continue reading Don’t Fear: Trust God
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12 NIV Trials! I have never met anyone who is happy when that word describes what is happening in their life. It’s a word that … Continue reading Living Through Trials
There, too, the whole community of Israel complained about Moses and Aaron. “If only the Lord had killed us back in Egypt,” they moaned. “There we sat around pots filled with meat and ate all the bread we wanted. But now you have brought us into this wilderness to starve us all to death. Exodus … Continue reading He is Able!