God: My Strength

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 When children are young, their parents are invincible; at least they were in previous generations. These children would tell you that their father can conquer the … Continue reading God: My Strength

Strength and Peace

The Lord gives his people strength. The Lord blesses them with peace. Psalms 29:11 NLT This verse has two words that most people want to see in their lives: strength and peace. When you think of strength, what comes to your mind? When the average person thinks of strength they think about physical power. Physical … Continue reading Strength and Peace

Down, But Not Out!

 The next day, the news that Jesus was on the way to Jerusalem swept through the city. A large crowd of Passover visitors took palm branches and went down the road to meet him. They shouted, “Praise God! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hail to the King of … Continue reading Down, But Not Out!

The Faithful Rock

He is the Rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and upright he is! Deuteronomy 32:4 NLT The first statement says that He is a Rock. The scientific definition of a rock says that a rock is a solid … Continue reading The Faithful Rock

His Grace Is Enough

There are some children cartoons where you see one cartoon character banging on the head of another. The poor character tries to get up but each time he pushes his head, bang there goes the hammer banging on his head. Sometimes, life can be just like that cartoon character who continually tried to get away, … Continue reading His Grace Is Enough

God’s Marvelous Blessings

And he built structures on the walls of Jerusalem, designed by experts to protect those who shot arrows and hurled large stones from the towers and the corners of the wall. His fame spread far and wide, for the Lord gave him marvelous help, and he became very powerful. 2 Chronicles 26:15 NLT Success is defined as the … Continue reading God’s Marvelous Blessings

God Helped Him

God helped him against the Philistines, against the Arabians who lived in Gur Baal, and against the Meunites. 2 Chronicles 26:7 NKJV In life, there are many battles; it does not matter who you are or where you life. In his role as king, Uzziah had many battles. He fought with the Philistine and the Arabians … Continue reading God Helped Him

Developing Endurance

We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. Romans 5:3-4 NLT What do you do when you find yourself in the midst of circumstances that seem to overwhelm you? … Continue reading Developing Endurance

I Am Who I Am

But Moses protested, “If I go to the people of Israel and tell them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ they will ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what should I tell them?” God replied to Moses, “I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I … Continue reading I Am Who I Am

Stay With God

I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord In the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord! Psalms 27:13-14 NKJ As I sit here thinking about life and the issues people face … Continue reading Stay With God