Seeking Continually – Psalm 105:4

“Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!” Psalm 105:4 This verse, this reminder, would have been very applicable to me yesterday. Various stressors kind of piled up on me, and I struggled to find peace in what I was facing. So much was pulling for my attention that I couldn’t just focus […]

Good Things – Psalm 104:27-28

“These all look to you, to give them their food in due season. When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.” Psalm 104:27-28 “Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for […]

Letting Go, Trusting God, Finding Peace – Isaiah 26:3-4

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.” Isaiah 26:3-4 I’ve been struggling this morning with letting go. It’s so tempting to analyze and try to figure out how to “fix” a situation…rather […]

Plans – Jeremiah 29:10-11

“For thus says the LORD: When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future […]

Grounded in Love – Ephesians 3:13-19

“So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory. For this reason I bow my knees before the Father…that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ […]

Our Shepherd – Psalm 95:7

“For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.” Psalm 95:7 I find myself reflecting this morning on God as our Shepherd. He leads us, provides for us, protects us, defends us, watches over us always, strengthens us with His hand and binds up our […]

Ever Full – Psalm 92:14-15

“They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green, to declare that the LORD is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.” Psalm 92:14-15 What a beautiful statement of the faithfulness of God. These verses declare that He will not forsake us, no matter […]

On the Heights – Isaiah 33:16

“He will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; his water will be sure.” Isaiah 33:16 This verse has pulled at my heart for quite some time. Every time I read it, I am drawn to the beautiful truths it holds. It […]

The Mystery of Christ – Ephesians 3:4, 6

““When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ…This mystery is that the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.” Ephesians 3:4, 6 I love this focus on the inclusion of the Gentiles in the mystery of […]