May you hear the humble and earnest requests from me and your people Israel when we pray toward this place. Yes, hear us from heaven where you live, and when you hear, forgive. 2 Chronicles 6:21 NLT This was part of Solomon's prayer when they were dedicating the temple. Solomon recognized that the temple … Continue reading Not Until You Ask!
And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for. 1 John 5:14-15 NLT It's so encouraging to know that God hears our prayers. Sometimes, … Continue reading Confidence in God
When you live in uncertain times, you need to have a place to find help and strength. Everyday seems to unleash new problems and new struggles. You look to those you respect to for support, but they need support for themselves. You look to the leaders of the land and although they are trying their … Continue reading Promises from a Faithful God
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and … Continue reading Give It To Me
Give to those who ask, and don’t turn away from those who want to borrow. Matthew 5:42 NLT How many times have you seen someone and say, "Oh my! Not again! Every time this individual sees me it’s an opportunity to get something from me. I'm not an ATM; I'm not the grocery store." … Continue reading Be Wise
“And in the midst of everything be always giving thanks, for this is God’s perfect plan for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 TPT This is a powerful word from a mighty man of God. On the service it appears easy. After all we all love to give thanks for the good things … Continue reading God’s Perfect Plan
In everything you do, put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success. Proverbs 3:6 TLB The previous verse says to trust God and don’t depend on what you feel or see. There is a reward when you put God first. Now that is not as easy as it appears … Continue reading Put God First
A few days ago, I was sitting in the backyard and I saw some birds at play. They were flying back and forth, chirping and having a good time. The issues in our world didn’t bother them or make them sad. They flew from place to place, pecking here and pecking there. Then one bird … Continue reading God Cares For You!
“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27 NLT One of the definitions for peace is a quiet and calm state of mind. Jesus said He is gifting that quiet and calm … Continue reading God Gives Peace
Take delight in the Lord and he will give you your heart’s desires. Psalms 37:4 NLT David says to take delight in the Lord. When you delight in something or someone it brings great joy to your heart. You are happy in the presence of that person. Psalm 1:2 says, “But they delight in the law … Continue reading Blessed by God