Proverbs 15:7-11 NASB The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so. The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But the prayer of the upright is His delight. The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But He loves one who pursues … Continue reading Why Do You Believe?
Psalm 37:1-4 ESV Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of … Continue reading Waiting on God to Act
Psalm 23:1-3 ESV The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Jesus Christ, my Lord and my Savior, is my guide, the one who directs … Continue reading Goodness and Mercy
Psalm 19:1-6 ESV The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the … Continue reading Taking Liberties
King David had it in his heart to build a house for God, for the ark of the covenant of God had been dwelling in a tent. But, the Lord sent Nathan the prophet to speak to David, telling him that it would not be him who would build a house for God, but it … Continue reading For His Purposes Alone
Romans 12:1 ESV I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. When we come to faith in Jesus Christ, this is not merely about Jesus forgiving us our sins so that we can go … Continue reading Love in Truth
Life has its ups and downs. Some things are minor, and some things are major. But, even the minor things sometimes can be upsetting. And, this is especially true if there are a lot of them in rapid succession, one after another after another. Sometimes when they come like this we don’t even have much … Continue reading Hope That Heals