Proverbs 17:1 NIV, “Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.” When I read this verse, it reminded me right away that things can appear to be one way on the surface, but can actually be something else in reality. People can appear to have it all … Continue reading Is It A Facade?
Psalm 27:14 NLT, “Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD.” I can remember a time when I never wanted to wait on the Lord. When I would pray, I wanted immediate answers and immediate comfort from whatever difficulty I was facing. I didn’t care much about God’s … Continue reading Take Heart As You Wait
Colossians 3:2-3 NIV, “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” I’ve been meditating on these verses over the last couple of days. They remind me that my priority should be on eternal things. Earthly things should not take precedence … Continue reading Hidden Safely With Christ
Isaiah 26:3 (NLT), “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!” Trusting in Jesus and keeping our thoughts fixed on him, will keep us living in perfect peace. When everything around us is spinning out of control, we can depend on Him to be steady. … Continue reading Jesus Will Give You Peace
Matthew 11:28 NLT, “Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” There is a lot that we are up against on a daily basis, but Jesus offers us rest. We can give Him all our burdens in prayer. We can tell … Continue reading Rest For The Weary
1 Timothy 6:6 NIV, “But godliness with contentment is great gain.” I have come to realize that I am most content when I choose to simply trust God. Trusting in Him, brings me to a peaceful place that is free from anxiety and fear. Both anxiety and fear cause us to take our eyes off … Continue reading In Jesus Christ We Gain
Staying committed to Christ is not an easy way to live. There are temptations and many other distractions that try to come against us. Yesterday I remembered this post I made the early part of last year, and I wanted to share it. Have a blessed Tuesday! The Last Will Be First