“Be still in the presence of the LORD and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes. Stop being angry. Turn from your rage. Don’t lose your temper. It only leads to harm.” Psalm 37:7-8 Oh how easily we get all worked up. So much stupid currently is happening in our nation that it tends to make me want to scream. How about you? And how would God have …Continue reading →
“Behold God is my help. The Lord is the upholder of my life.” – Psalm 54:4 Sometimes I just need to focus. Have you been there? A crisis comes unexpectedly and I get in react mode rather than to think rationally. This morning the phone rang and yes it was an emergency. I was sleeping real good, so I let the person call back several times before I finally answered. Time for mom mode to kick in, but I felt …Continue reading →
“The king was overjoyed and ordered that Daniel be lifted from the den. Not a scratch was found on him for he had trusted in his God.” Daniel 6:23 Yes the impossible can happen. Daniel did not have a mark on him and yet he spent the night with lions. He paid a visit to the home of the lions and did not become the main course. His trust in the Lord was well placed. Yesterday we looked at Darius. …Continue reading →
“When I am afraid I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I trust, in God I trust. I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?” Psalm 56:3-4 I like how he puts it here, “when I am afraid.” All of us face fear at some point. Over and over scripture tells us not to be afraid, yet we are. Perhaps here we see how to respond to fear. Considering the picture in the text …Continue reading →
Who or what are you trusting in to inform your views of the world around you? I would suggest you not trust the worldly teachings of man and their manipulative mainstream media and instead open your Bible and read about the blessings God has in store for those who trust in Him.