Tag: trust

His Mercies Aren’t the Only Things That Need to Be New

  Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. – Lamentations 3:23 The above verse is filled with such hope, isn’t it? I find that I’m clinging to it more and more these days. As I… Read More

The Kind of Faith This Takes

So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies… Read More

Hide and Seek

I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! If I go up to heaven, you are there; if I go down to the grave, you are there. If I ride the… Read More

Collateral Damage Check-In

Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.” – Matthew 19:26 So, it’s time for our check-in regarding the anger challenge we’ve been doing for a week. Let… Read More

The Fear of What is Coming

For there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious hope for the future. – Ephesians 4:4 Hope for the future. Do you remember what that feels like? Mostly these days… Read More

One Word 2016: Surrender

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with… Read More

Where Do You Place Your Hope This Advent?

Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, And a branch from his roots will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel… Read More

How to Handle the Holiday When You Have Nothing Left to Give

“They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth” (John 17:16-17). Thanks and Giving. Not the first two words that come to mind when you… Read More

Resting on the Ledge

Look here, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we are going to a certain town and will stay there a year. We will do business there and make a profit.” How do you know what your life will… Read More

Look, Mom!

Serve only the Lord your God and fear him alone. Obey his commands, listen to his voice, and cling to him. – Deuteronomy 13:4 When I was growing up, it was the height of pride if you could… Read More