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“O, storm-battered city, troubled and desolate, I will build you with precious jewels.” Isaiah 54:11 If you’ve been hit with a storm in your finances, relationships, marriage, or health God has some encouraging words for you. His words are not […]

You hold me safe beyond the reach of my enemies. (Psalm 18:48) Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear. (Isaiah 59:11) How long is God’s reach? It is […]

We often complicate prayer so much that we avoid praying altogether. Sometimes we need a reminder to keep it plain and keep it simple. There are beautiful prayers in the Bible that we can borrow when we need some coaching in […]

I will…continue to help all of you grow and experience the joy of your faith. (Philippians 1:25) Restore to me the joy of my salvation. (Psalm 51:8) Faith and joy are practically synonymous. Still, we find those who walk the […]

Are you a morning person? Being in high demand as a leader, Jesus took advantage of the quiet before His followers were awake to be with His Abba Father. Perhaps Jesus prayed Psalm 5. It was written as a morning prayer. Today […]

I am calling on you constantly. (Psalm 86:3) Pray continually. (1 Thessalonians 5:17) Names and faces, possibilities, worries, thoughts, fears and duties fly in and out of our minds all day. Turning that stream of consciousness into prayer is THE […]

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) […]