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May 2017 Archives

The Lord cares deeply when his loved ones die. (Psalm 116:15) There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13) “…We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain […]

“You will not fear the terror of night.” Psalm 91:5a “Fear not.” ~Jesus By some counts the imperative, “Fear not,” occurs 365 times in the Bible: one for every day of the year. And for good reason. We all have cause […]

You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat. (Romans 14:10) Contempt is now a fixture in the landscape of our culture, […]

Why re-invent the wheel? Sometimes the Book of Psalms is the only prayer resource we need. Psalm 143 is one to turn to when you are feeling overwhelmed by a trial. Use it today as your template for prayer. Start […]

Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. Matthew 7:12 And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? Matthew 7:3 I might have a full floweret […]

You faithfully answer our prayers with awesome deeds, O God our Savior. (Psalm 65:5) The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. (James 5:16) What is the big deal about prayer? Prayer isn’t wishful […]

When Job prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes. In fact, the Lord gave him twice as much as before! (Job 42:10) But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! (Matthew 5:44) So much […]

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you” 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT). “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all he has done” (Phil. 4:6). […]

You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth. You will restore me to even greater honor and comfort me once again. Then […]

“From the ends of the earth I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety, for you are my safe refuge, a fortress where my enemies cannot reach me. Let […]