Tag Archives: patience

When God Seems Distant; July 23, 2019


Psalm 13:5-6 But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me. The past few days it has come out how David heard from … Continue reading

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Consequences; June 27, 2019


Numbers 14:11 The Lord said to Moses, “How long will these people treat me with contempt? How long will they refuse to believe in me, in spite of all the miraculous signs I have performed among them?” God is bigger … Continue reading

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Perseverance; December 15, 2018


James 1:2-4 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance; November 23, 2018


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Here we have it again: patient endurance/perseverance. That’s not a very popular idea in the Church today! We’re happy to receive God’s love, but the … Continue reading

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Doing God’s Word; June 19, 2018


Luke 8:21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice.” Considering how His family had received Him not long before this, this doesn’t seem too surprising a response. There is also … Continue reading

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Anxiety; April 12, 2018


Micah 4:11-12 But now many nations are gathered against you. They say, “Let her be defiled, let our eyes gloat over Zion!” But they do not know the thoughts of the Lord; they do not understand his plan, he who … Continue reading

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Shepherds; February 10, 2018


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” We sometimes forget that “pastor” means “shepherd.” This verse calls to mind Paul’s famous words to the Ephesians: “It was … Continue reading

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