Trust In The Lord

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.  Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. (Proverbs 3:5-6) It’s easy to get ourselves worked up when difficulties and problems arise. Our minds can play out scenarios like a TV show.

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Do You Value Your Freedom

Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. (Galatians 5:1 NKJV) Whenever I read Scripture, I like to compare the translations of the Bible to see various wording of the scripture. It can sometimes give a better understanding of

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Do You Have True Contentment?

Do You Have True Contentment?  Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:2) Welcome to another New Year and with it comes an abundance of

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Waiting On God

Waiting On God My soul, wait silently for God alone, For my expectation is from Him. (Psalm 62:5) I never used to be a patient person, and it was something God had to work with me on. If there was a problem, I wanted it resolved right now. If I had decided to work on

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Don’t Adapt To Your Situation

Stand firm, and you will win life. (Luke 21:19 NIV)   In today’s verse, Jesus was telling his disciples what to look for in the end times. He was telling them that there will come a time when people will be seized, persecuted and handed over to the synagogues and put into prison. They will

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Do Not Fear

Say to those who are fearful-hearted, “Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, With the recompense of God; He will come and save you.” (Isaiah 35:4) Fear is a powerful tool of emotion. It can stop a strong man dead in his tracks. It can cause a country to come

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Know How Your Enemy Works

  And in the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the fortified cities of Judah and took them. (2 Kings 18:13)  The Assyrians were fierce fighters who showed no mercy to anyone. They’d kill their enemies, mount them on poles to show their might and to cause fear

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What Is The Substance Of Your Faith?

6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

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Recovery After Conviction

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, 21 envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such

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