Our Battles

Judges 6:34-40 “But the Spirit of the LORD took possession of Gideon; and he sounded the trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called out to follow him.  And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh; and they too were called out to follow him. And he sent messengers to Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali; and they went up[…]

The Cure of Faith

Numbers 21:4-9 “From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom; and the people became impatient on the way.  And the people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there[…]

Loving the Unlovable

Psalm 51:2-17 “Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy steadfast love; according to thy abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.  Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!  For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.  Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done[…]

Look To The Eternal

James 4:13,14 “Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and get gain”; whereas you do not know about tomorrow. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.”  […]

Life’s Challenges

Isaiah 43:1-7 “But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.  When you pass through the waters I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm[…]

In God We Trust

Matthew 7:7-11 “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For every one who asks receive, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.  Or what man of you, if his son asks him for bread, will[…]

Not Only Forgiving But Forgetting our Sins

Hebrews 12:13-25   ‘But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God, then to wait until his enemies should be made a stool for his feet. For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified. And[…]

Faith With Intent

Colossians 3:1-17 “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.  For you have died, and your life is hid with Christ in God.  When[…]

Cast Your Burdens

Psalms 55:22 “Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”   1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares about you.”   Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you[…]

A Still Small Voice   1 Kings: 19:9-13 “And there he came to a cave, and lodged there; and behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and he said to him, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”  He said, “I have been very jealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the[…]