All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

June 7th, 2017

“May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” – 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 Unfortunately, our hope usually resides in our circumstances. We are...

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May 31st, 2017

“If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen its edge, then one must exert more strength; however, the advantage of wisdom is that it brings success.” – Ecclesiastes 10:10 The work God calls us to do as His hands and feet in this broken world is not easy....

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May 24th, 2017

“Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:4 Have you ever felt like nothing is going your way? Have you ever felt that all your plans seem to be failing? Have you ever felt that God is doing anything but...

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May 17th, 2017

“It was good for me to be afflicted so that I could learn Your statutes. Instruction from Your lips is better for me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.” – Psalm 119:71-72 When God sent Moses to speak to the most powerful man in the known world, He purposefully...

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May 10th, 2017

“In a loud voice they sang: ‘Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!’ Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is...

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May 3rd, 2017

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 This passage in the book of Proverbs holds two great keys for everyday living. First...

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April 26th, 2017

“‘No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and this is their vindication from me,’ declares the LORD.” – Isaiah 54:17 Isaiah 54:17 is a popular verse that we call to mind...

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April 19th, 2017

“For God’s wrath is revealed from heaven against all godlessness and unrighteousness of peoplewho by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.” – Romans 1:18 Whether we realize it or not, we all intrinsically understand that wrath and judgement are good and righteous qualities. And the absence of them is evil. For...

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April 12th, 2017

“Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand markedoff the heavens? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket, or weighed the mountains on the scales and the hills in a balance?” – Isaiah 40:12 My dad...

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April 5th, 2017

“Sing to the LORD, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.” – Psalm 30:4-5 I can’t remember a time when I laid worried in...

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