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“Return to me,” says the LORD of hosts, “and I will return to you.” (Zechariah 1:3) Father, Thank you for loving the prodigals. Thank you for your willingness to allow them to make the first move towards relationship with you […]

But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love. (Psalm 52:8) What’s it like to be an olive tree? David compared himself to one. We don’t have olive […]

  Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, […]

But you desire honesty from the womb, teaching me wisdom even there. (Psalm 51:6 NLT) God appreciates honest people of all ages. There isn’t a stage in one’s life where he tolerates lying. It seems that He doesn’t even give a small […]

“But I will reply, ‘I never knew you.’” ~Jesus (Matthew 7:23) O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out […]

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. (1 Chronicles 16:34) If we endure hardship, we will reign with him. (2 Timothy 2:12a) Endurance is the capacity to hold up under pressure. People work […]

And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, “What, could ye not watch with me one hour?” (Matthew 26:40) Jesus, on the night He was handed over to be brutally tortured and put to […]

Look at those who are honest and good, for a wonderful future awaits those who love peace. (Psalm 37:37) Loving peace is the secret to a wonderful future. If your future isn’t looking as bright as you would like, try […]

You know how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. (Exodus 19:4) He was like an eagle hovering over its nest, overshadowing its young, Then spreading its wings, lifting them into the air, teaching them to […]

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and […]

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