2 Corinthians 5:7 NIV, “For we live by faith, not by sight.” Although living by faith as a Christian is a unique privilege, it’s not always an easy thing to do. A life lived in faith is good because we don’t have to be limited by what we see. We can trust God for more. We … Continue reading Living Each Day By Faith
I read this a couple of days ago, and reread it this morning. Thank you Perth Girl for this breakdown of Psalm 23:1-4. It’s a timely reminder to let God, our Shepherd lead us. He loves us and will take great care of us.
Psalm 23:1-4 ” The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
he leads me beside quiet waters,
he refreshes my soul.
He guides me along the right paths
for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil,
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
This passage speaks of green pastures and quiet waters as well as the darkest valley, evil and enemies.
It is one thing to say, “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want” and quite another to be in a dark valley in life and to hold that promise close to your heart with confidence and know that the Lord is with you.
Psalm 23 is a well-known and well-loved psalm and one of my favourites too.
David is identified as the author…
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Psalm 36:7 ESV, “How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.” Some years ago I had a dream. I walked into an office building and once I got in a war broke out. There was shooting and loud noises all around me. I … Continue reading Safe In The Shadow of Jesus
1 Peter 5:7 NLT, “Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.“ We have to remember that God tells us to give Him our worries . We must choose to hand all of our worries over to Him. When we don’t, then we will end up being weighed down as … Continue reading Cast Your Cares
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
Hebrews 13:8 NIV, “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” I’m very thankful that our Savior remains the same. His unchanging nature gives us a solid foundation. We can rely completely on Him to be who He says He is, and do what He has promised to do. The world is ever … Continue reading Jesus Christ Never Changes
Romans 8:28 NIV, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” This verse is a true expression of God’s sovereignty. When we love Him, and we are dedicated to His purpose, He causes everything in our lives to … Continue reading God’s Working Things Out