Strength and Courage

Ephesians 3:7-10 ESV “Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and … Continue reading Strength and Courage

The Will of My Adversaries

Psalm 27:1-3 ESV “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? “When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. “Though an army encamp against me, … Continue reading The Will of My Adversaries

My Refuge is God

Psalm 62:1-2 ESV “For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.” Do you read the news each day? Do you watch it on TV? Or, do you watch YouTube videos on the crisis? Do … Continue reading My Refuge is God

He’s My Strength, My Song

Psalm 34:1-7 ESV “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! “I sought the Lord, and he answered me … Continue reading He’s My Strength, My Song

Be Very Courageous!

The children of Israel of the Old Testament had just spent 40 years in the wilderness after they had been delivered by God, via Moses, out of slavery in Egypt. Many of them died in the wilderness, though, because of their sins of disobedience to God, which included idolatry and sexual immorality, which then God … Continue reading Be Very Courageous!

When My Heart is Faint

Psalm 61:1-3 ESV Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. We all have days that are … Continue reading When My Heart is Faint

In The Day of Trouble

Lord, Be Gracious Psalm 86:1-7 ESV Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant, who trusts in you—you are my God. Be gracious to me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day. Gladden the soul … Continue reading In The Day of Trouble

Life’s Curveballs

Psalm 46:1-3 ESV God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah Life will throw its curveballs … Continue reading Life’s Curveballs

Wait for The Lord

Isaiah 40:27 ESV Why do you say, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the Lord, and my right is disregarded by my God”? Do you ever feel that God has forgotten you? Do you ever feel like maybe the Lord went on vacation and that he isn’t really paying attention … Continue reading Wait for The Lord