Tag Archives: stress

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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Spiritual Warfare; December 15, 2021


Psalm 116:7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. People have made fun of it, but David actually had a pretty good idea when he talked to himself in his Psalms. … Continue reading

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Depression; December 2, 2021


Psalm 42:8 By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me– a prayer to the God of my life. Depression is a strange thing. Its origins can be complex, involving both physical factors and circumstantial … Continue reading

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Chosen Vessels; September 23, 2021


Acts 9:15-16 But the Lord said to Ananias, “Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel. I will show him how much he must suffer … Continue reading

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Decisions; September 16, 2021


Acts 1:24-26 Then they prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs.” Then they cast lots, and the lot … Continue reading

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The Humanity of Jesus; September 6, 2021


Luke 22:43-44 An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him. And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. We sometimes forget Jesus’ humanity. He was fully … Continue reading

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Stress; August 24, 2021


Luke 5:15-16 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Jesus was active in … Continue reading

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God’s Omnipotence; July 23, 2021


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I have always loved how God quoted Jeremiah’s own words from verse 17 back to him here. God had told Jeremiah in some … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; April 17, 2020


Titus 2:11-13 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we … Continue reading

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Paradoxes; October 29, 2019


Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. Proverbs has several verses that reference this sort of thing, but it also has several that encourage planning ahead. There is a … Continue reading

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