Strength and Peace

So many times we find ourselves in situations that test our ability to cope. We are overwhelmed and have no idea what the next step is. The things that were important seem trivial as we face the issues that have crept into our lives and have threatened to destroy our peace of mind. When we … Continue reading Strength and Peace

Strength in God

Have you ever had a situation that seemed to drain the life out of you? You don’t know what to do and where to turn. Every option that is available to you has a problem and you feel like you can't take another step. It's good to know in those times that we can call … Continue reading Strength in God

Victory through Christ

We are just about to complete the second week of Lent and it's going faster than I thought. It doesn't feel like a never ending task that is just dragging on; instead, it feels like this is a doable project. Even so, there could be challenges ahead. Why? Because this is not a natural fight; … Continue reading Victory through Christ

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