O LORD, Hear Me As I Pray

Psalm 5:1-2 ESV, “O LORD, hear me as I pray; pay attention to my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray.” Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for hearing and answering our prayers. We don’t have to carry our own burdens, because we … Continue reading O LORD, Hear Me As I Pray

Stay Alert, Stay Alive

1 Peter 5:8 NLT, “Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” Several years ago, I was living in an apartment where the landlord refused to do pest control. So I called a pest control company and had it done myself. … Continue reading Stay Alert, Stay Alive

Knowing Jesus Brings Joy

Psalm 94:19 NIV, “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.” When we are overwhelmed by the anxieties of the world, “The joy of the Lord is truly our strength (Nehemiah 8:10)!” Even though the circumstances we face may seem uncertain, we can have joy knowing our circumstances are not beyond the … Continue reading Knowing Jesus Brings Joy

A Peaceful Sleep

Psalm 4:8, “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.” Life is busy, and most of us have many different things going on. When we lie down at night, if we are not careful to take the necessary precautions, our mind may become overwhelmed with worry … Continue reading A Peaceful Sleep

It’s All Working For Good

Romans 8:28 NLT, "And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them." This is a great truth for us to remember as we continue to trust God during these very difficult times. God promises to work everything … Continue reading It’s All Working For Good

God Is Always Available

Matthew 7:7-8 NIV, “7 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” As I read these verses, it reminds … Continue reading God Is Always Available

Renewed Strength Through Jesus Christ

Isaiah 40:31 NKJV, “But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” As we wait on the Lord, by placing our hope and trust in Him, and expecting Him to do what … Continue reading Renewed Strength Through Jesus Christ