Ephesians 1:15-23 ESV For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit … Continue reading Confident Assurance
An Original Work / October 29, 2018 Pain and sorrow Know no bounds. Joy and laughter Oft not found. Life depressing, Oft distressing, Yields no blessing, So unresting. Trials often Multiply. Friends are often Passersby. Friendships failing, Foes are railing, Hypocrites, they’re Often bailing. Feel abandoned, Left behind, By those who don’t Know they’re blind. … Continue reading Abiding Peace
Hebrews 10:19-22 NASB Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a … Continue reading Don’t Shrink Back!
Sometimes in our lives we have days when we are not as chipper as we normally are. We don’t feel well, or someone has done something to us to hurt us, or things are just generally going bad for us. So, we may begin to focus on the negative rather than on the positive, thus … Continue reading His Song is With Me
Colossians 1:13-14 NASB For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He Rescued Us The whole purpose of our salvation, the reason Jesus went to that cross to die for our sins, is that we … Continue reading The Difference He Makes
Romans 8:24-25 ESV For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. Recap The hope in which we were saved is described for us in Romans … Continue reading We Wait Patiently
Psalm 42:1-2 ESV As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? I understand this. It is a deep longing of the soul, not just for God, but for alone time with … Continue reading Hope Deferred