Habakkuk 3:17-19 ESV Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy … Continue reading When Life Kicks Us Hard
Proverbs 15:1-4 ESV A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good. A gentle tongue is a tree of … Continue reading The Tongue of the Wise
Psalm 56:1-7 ESV Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me; my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I … Continue reading A Secret Slanderer
Psalm 103:1-5 ESV Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and … Continue reading Giving it All
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. Do you know that our salvation from sin is not a one-time experience which then guarantees us eternal life with God, no matter … Continue reading The Big Lie
John 3:16 ESV For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. God the Father loved the people of this world so much that he sent his Son (God the Son) to the earth to take on human … Continue reading Making it Our Practice
Galatians 5:1, 7-12 ESV For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? This persuasion is not from him who calls you. A little leaven leavens the whole lump. I have confidence in … Continue reading Who Hindered You?