Gaining Strength

“Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you (Isaiah 35:3-4).” “When hard times come, it’s easy to blame God […]

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God’s Will

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people […]

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Carried Through the Storm

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal (2 Corinthians 4:17-18).” So many […]

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Scars

“Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe (John 20:27).” If you’ve ever suffered an injury more than likely you bear the scars that were left behind. Sometimes those scars fade and […]

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Lord Keep Us

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee (Isaiah 26:3). Our minds wander throughout the day at various times and for various reasons. It could be in a lecture hall where the professor or teacher drones on and on or […]

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Sending Out Disciples

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching (Hebrews 10:24-25).” For those who grew up believing […]

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The Love of God

“But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:8).” If the current restrictions on personal/physical interactions and gathering are getting to you it’s understandable. We were made to be in relationships with others, individually, and in community and […]

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He Answers Prayer

If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer (Matthew 21:22).” We ask God for so many things but how often do you thank Him when your prayer has not been answered? Having expectations encourages us and stimulates hope but it can take some time before that […]

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Touch Me

“Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak. She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed. Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith […]

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He’s Still Healing

“Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew, Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of sick people, blind, lame, paralyzed, waiting for the moving of the water. For an angel went down at a certain time into the […]

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