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Strength and Peace

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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 power is great, but if that is all the strength you have, you definitely have a problem. So many times people find themselves in situations that test their ability to cope. They are overwhelmed and have no idea what the next step is. But the Word says that God gives his people strength.

God is not talking about strong muscles here. Instead, it’s strength that comes from the inside. Strength that can stand when there is chaos and confusion all around you. Can physical power soothe the pain of loss? There is a strength that…

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Called to Peace

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God’s Perfect Peace

We have entered the second week of Advent and this week the focus is on peace. We all want and long for peace in our lives, in our community and in our country. When we say peace, what are we talking about? The dictionary tells us that peace is the freedom from civil disorder, the … Continue reading God’s Perfect Peace

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My Hope is in the Lord

Life! We love it! Then, the pressures crush us and we wonder, can I make it through?  Peter Marshall said,  “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” So there is purpose in the pressure of life.  In Psalm 39 David … Continue reading My Hope is in the Lord

Confidence Through Hope

We are officially in the Advent season. Advent is a special time of the year where we prepare to celebrate the arrival of Jesus Christ on the earth while we look forward in anticipation for His return. Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent. The first Sunday’s focus is hope. We spend a lot of … Continue reading Confidence Through Hope

Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving Day; and so we take the time to give praise and thanks to God. Why do we do this? 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NLT tells us, “Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” So we sit and reflect on the goodness of … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Show Your Gratitude

Sickness is not a pleasant thing in anyone’s life. It comes in and disrupts the life of the individual and their families. Many times, care givers have to take time off from work to attend to the needs of the afflicted. When someone is extremely ill, it’s a crisis in the family. In Luke 17, … Continue reading Show Your Gratitude

Let’s Bless the Lord

The Book of Psalms is the most popular book in the Bible. It could be that it is the most popular because it is the book with the most chapters, but I believe that even if it was shorter, it would still be the most popular book in the Bible. I love reading the psalms … Continue reading Let’s Bless the Lord

True Riches Come from God

A little over a week ago, someone living in California won $2.04 billion dollars in the Powerball jackpot. That is a lot of money! We can only imagine the emotional highs, because I don’t think there would be any lows at this time, of the person who purchased the winning ticket. That individual was the … Continue reading True Riches Come from God