Anxious Prayers – Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 Lately I find myself praying with a sense of worry…of fear. […]

God of Comfort – 2 Corinthians 7:5-7

“For even when we came into Macedonia, our bodies had no rest, but we were afflicted at every turn—fighting without and fear within. But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not only by his coming but also by the comfort with which he was comforted by you, as […]

Unshaken – Isaiah 7:2-7

“When the house of David was told, ‘Syria is in league with Ephraim,’ the heart of Ahaz and the heart of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake before the wind. And the LORD said to Isaiah, ‘Go out to meet Ahaz…And say to him, “Be careful, be quiet, do not fear, […]

The Unknown – Joshua 1:3

“Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses.” Joshua 1:3 This is such a beautiful reminder of how our God goes before us. The unknown can be very intimidating. Walking into a new chapter in life, when the territory becomes unfamiliar […]

Only Goodness – Psalm 23:6

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:6 There are footnotes in my Bible that include an alternate translation for the beginning of this verse: “Only goodness and steadfast love.” Does this not settle the heart from […]

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 […]