Tag Archives: focus

Focus on Jesus; July 1, 2022


Hebrews 3:1 Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. The writer of Hebrews was certainly Christ-centered. 12:2 is the more famous verse to say what … Continue reading

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To Live is Christ; June 13, 2022


Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. This simple yet extraordinarily powerful statement of Paul is justly famous. I think a lot of people know it who have no idea where to find … Continue reading

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Boldness; June 3, 2022


2 Corinthians 3:12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. Any time I read more than a verse or two of one of Paul’s letters – or any of a number of other places in the … Continue reading

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Peace in Turmoil; May 11, 2022


Micah 7:7 But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me. What a magnificent statement of faith! Micah has just described complete societal breakdown, but he still … Continue reading

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Focus; April 8, 2022


Proverbs 23:17-18 Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Once again there is a … Continue reading

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Various Hopes; April 4, 2022


Proverbs 11:7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. Not all hopes are the same. We have countless examples of people whose evil plans, both big and small, were dashed … Continue reading

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JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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Relying on God; March 16, 2022


Psalm 33:20-21 We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. I can’t read this Psalm without thinking of current events in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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Secure Hope; March 6, 2022


Job 8:13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. If Eliphaz was not a good friend to Job, Bildad was worse. However, he too speaks some truth, even if it’s misapplied. … Continue reading

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Physical Bodies; February 20, 2022


1 Timothy 4:8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. People everywhere tend to be obsessed with their bodies, either to … Continue reading

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