As we close out this year, many of us will reflect on memories of despair, hurt, sorrow, and anger from issues this past year has caused. But we have to remember that this world no longer follows God and is bringing about its own doom—and we are NOT part of this world. We are God's … Continue reading Don’t Look Back
When we study the Scriptures to know God and spend time in prayer and worship, we can rejoice despite what's going on around us because we know that Jesus, our Lord, is greater than the god of this world. When our mouths are filled with praises for God instead of curses for the circumstances, the … Continue reading Be an Inspiration!
We are blessed when we study the Scriptures and know that God has never changed. He gave the promise of salvation to Abraham and chose Abraham's grandson Jacob as the lineage through whom the Savior would be born. Through Jacob, whose name God changed to Israel, the nation was born, and God's love, mercy, and … Continue reading Our Hope is in the Lord
When we study the Bible and spend time in prayer and worship, we develop a relationship with Jesus. The closer we draw to Him, the more we realize that we don't belong to this hurting, sinful world and that we are citizens of Heaven. Then, we can live every day here with a purpose and … Continue reading Land of the Living
Sometimes, we have to be honest with ourselves and accept that the way we are doing something isn't bringing the answer we need, and that we have to turn to Jesus, give Him the problem, and realize that HE is the answer! When our hope is in the world, we will always be anxious and … Continue reading What are we Waiting For?
There are times when we pray about certain situations and put our faith and hope in God, but things don't improve; in fact, they appear worse. This is when we need to stop looking at the situation and focus on God. He is our Creator, our Lord, our soon coming King. He is the One … Continue reading Sometimes we Need to be Still
Today, many of us feel sad, confused, and even angry over a political situation that played against every one of us. It's not really a surprise as the Bible is filled with prophecies that warn us of the evils and deceptions that would come in these last days. Things aren't going to get any easier … Continue reading Rejoice in His Promise!
It's a new day, yet some of us are beginning it with a heavy heart. Some of us have been knocked down by unexpected circumstances and we feel defeated and helpless. And if we keep the burden to ourselves, we WILL be defeated because we ARE helpless. We are weak because we are fighting a … Continue reading Wait Upon the Lord
Many of us are praying for the salvation of loved ones and friends, and sometimes it just seems as if they will never turn from the world to follow God. But we must always remember that it's God's will for them to know Jesus and that He doesn't want them to perish, either. So let's … Continue reading Hope in the Lord
Regardless of what's going on around us, we have to keep our eyes on Jesus because He is our only hope to get through it all! He will not only sustain us and protect us now, but He has given us a wonderful promise for us to cling to: He is coming soon to take … Continue reading God’s Promise/Our Hope
Sometimes our lives can be hit with hardships and difficult situations that take everything we have to survive, but we trust God to get us through and press on anyway. Now with this virus, we wonder how many of the freedoms we'll lose that we've come to enjoy and if our lives will be as … Continue reading For Those Who Love God
This world is going through perilous times just as the Bible foretold, but our hope is in the Lord. Jesus is getting ready to take all believers out of here before He pours His wrath out upon the evil that's in it. Then He's going to return (with us) to take His rightful place as … Continue reading What a Promise!
As uncertain as the times are that we live in, and as insecure as the world seems to be around us, there is one thing that we know is sure. God does not change. He loves us and will take care of us when we put our faith and our trust in Him regardless of … Continue reading Rejoice Anyway!
COVID-9 has infected hundreds of thousands of people across the globe and has killed many thousands in a painful and horrific way. It can be difficult to give thanks to God when life is overwhelmed with fear. Those who don't know God will curse Him, either because He allowed this or won't stop it, and … Continue reading Thankful Thursday!
Our hope is in the Lord and in His mercy. Let's continue in prayer and seek God's face so that we can know Him and love Him with all of our hearts. Even though we are all in our separate homes, let's come together in prayer as one body and put our hope and our … Continue reading Thursday’s Hope!
Often, the problems that surround us are overwhelming to us, but they are nothing to God. We pray about them and then expect the answer immediately, whereas, God sees the big picture and has everything in His control, and He will do things within His timing. We have to learn to trust Him, and while … Continue reading Monday’s Hope
When we go through struggles and bad times in life, we are anything but joyful. Many of us become overwhelmed with stress and hardship when we endure those unbearable trials. Yet, Apostle Paul says that he rejoices in tribulation, and we are supposed to follow His teaching because he taught the truth. So does this … Continue reading Why Rejoice in Bad Times?
Without hope, we'd have no motivation to do anything. No purpose. No intention. No expectant results. Life within us would become a mere act of survival with no cares or implications for the next moment. We need hope. It's powerful and it's literally the driving force behind our actions, and it comes in many sizes … Continue reading What is Your Hope?
Many people are suffering from physical, mental or emotional stress and they are ready to give up. Their only hope for help was in the world and it has let them down. And that's because the world cannot help when it is the reason for the problems. But as Christians, our hope should be in … Continue reading Jesus Saves
As Christians, we are taught that when trials come against us we should pray to God and hope that He’ll take care of things for us. And while taking our problems to God is the right thing to do, we won’t see God’s hand in our situation until we see hope and faith come together. Hope alone … Continue reading When Hope and Faith Come Together
There's more to work than earning money! It's reasonable to say that most people work to earn a living, but there are many people within our own communities who are committed to perform specific duties at a job and yet don't get paid. Why? Because their passion to see something accomplished to help someone is … Continue reading Don’t show me the money….