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But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. (2 Corinthians […]

I cried out to him for help, praising him as I spoke… (Psalm 66:17) Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. (Philippians 4:6) When we pray […]

“So the Lord must wait for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion” (Isaiah 30:18). “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord” (Psalm 27:14). Waiting isn’t […]

But you are a tower of refuge to the poor, O Lord,     a tower of refuge to the needy in distress. You are a refuge from the storm     and a shelter from the heat.  (Isaiah 25:4) […]

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 136:1 When the going gets tough, the tough repeat this phrase over and over (or a variation thereof): “Give thanks to God for He is […]

I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead. (Philippians 3:13) Coulda, shoulda, woulda… Those words (though they aren’t real words) plague us often. Certainly our regrets can be valid, and we would […]

Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders. (Deuteronomy 33:12) Who knows how many souls you cross paths with today will […]

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Don’t judge by his appearance or height…The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 He will not […]

The most powerful of all prayers are those written for us directly from Scripture. Today we will pray a Psalm for the United States upon the celebration of our 241st Anniversary. This is a prayer for revival; let’s make it […]

“In the morning will I order up my prayers.” Psalm 5:3 What do you need today? Every day seems to present challenges. They vary in size and type, but they all seem big in our mind’s eye, and many times […]