He is Trustworthy – 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 A question was asked this morning in the book I’ve been […]

Anguish and Joy – Isaiah 53:11

“Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities.” Isaiah 53:11 This is one of my favorite verses in all of Scripture. Capturing so powerfully Jesus’ perspective of His sacrifice […]

Fulfillment of Hope – 1 John 4:1, 4

“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world… Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:1, […]

Enthroned Over the Flood – Psalm 29:10-11

“The LORD sits enthroned over the flood, the LORD sits enthroned as king forever. May the LORD give strength to his people! May the LORD bless his people with peace!” Psalm 29:10-11 The 29th psalm is my favorite. For several reasons. This morning I chose to read it simply because I wanted to; there was […]

Greater Things – Psalm 86:8-10

“There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours… For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.” Psalm 86:8, 10 In our church service yesterday, we sang “God of This City.” It’s a song I’m very familiar with, but hadn’t sung in awhile…perhaps […]

Quiet Mercies – Psalm 125:2

“As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds His people, from this time forth and forevermore.” Psalm 125:2 It seems a quiet morning. But perhaps the quiet is bringing my attention to the renewed peace in my soul. Because it is still there. Rest is enough. Breathing in the moments with my God, reading […]

The War is Over – Isaiah 40:1-2

“Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity has been pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins.” Isaiah 40:1-2 Peace just seems to flow through these verses. The assurance of God that the […]