Fighting the Battle

Ephesians 6:10-11 ESV “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” Boy, we are definitely seeing the schemes of the devil run rampant these days. He is fighting a fierce … Continue reading Fighting the Battle

Don’t Be Unsettled

Philippians 4:4-7 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses … Continue reading Don’t Be Unsettled

Persistent in Faith and Prayer

Luke 11:5-8 NASB Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine has come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and from inside he answers … Continue reading Persistent in Faith and Prayer

Fear or Faith?

Romans 8:18-21 ESV “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him … Continue reading Fear or Faith?

Walking in Wisdom

Steadfast and Watchful Colossians 4:2 ESV “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” Pray without ceasing, the Bible tells us (1 Thess. 5:17). We are to be constant in prayer, it says (Rom. 12:12). And, we are to pray at all times in the Spirit (Eph. 6:18). So, is that even possible? … Continue reading Walking in Wisdom

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Your Reasonableness Philippians 4:4-5 ESV “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand.” To rejoice in the Lord is to have joy, to have pleasure in him; to leap for joy in him, to delight in him, to be satisfied in … Continue reading Garbage In, Garbage Out

Forever With Him

James 1:2-4 BSB “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you encounter trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” We are all being tested right now with the “Coronavirus Pandemic.” … Continue reading Forever With Him

That We May Be Able to Stand

The letter to the Ephesian church was written by Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, in order to encourage us, the saints of God, in our walks of faith in Jesus Christ, our Lord. Right off the bat, thus, he let us know that our adoption into God’s family was according to the … Continue reading That We May Be Able to Stand

Too Mighty for Me

Psalm 18:1-6 ESV “I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved … Continue reading Too Mighty for Me

Humble, Pray, Seek and Turn

2 Chronicles 7:11-14 ESV “Thus Solomon finished the house of the Lord and the king's house. All that Solomon had planned to do in the house of the Lord and in his own house he successfully accomplished. Then the Lord appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him: “’I have heard your prayer … Continue reading Humble, Pray, Seek and Turn