Tag Archives: trials

No Fear; September 30, 2020


Psalm 112:7-8 He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. His heart is secure, he will have no fear; in the end he will look in triumph on his foes. This whole … Continue reading

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Recognizing God; July 7, 2020


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” This sad commentary is something I’m afraid the Lord has to say about a … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; July 5, 2020


Hosea 5:15 “Then I will go back to my place until they admit their guilt. And they will seek my face; in their misery they will earnestly seek me.” Time and time again the Bible records God allowing people to … Continue reading

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Justice; July 2, 2020


Ezekiel 34:16 “I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the weak, but the sleek and the strong I will destroy. I will shepherd the flock with justice.” God … Continue reading

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Receiving God’s Blessings; June 29, 2020


Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” There is a lot in this verse. In the first place, it brings to mind Jesus’ instructions to ask, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; May 19, 2020


Revelation 20:9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. When I first read through today’s passage I wondered how … Continue reading

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Joy; April 28, 2020


1 Peter 1:8-9 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal … Continue reading

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Perseverance; April 25, 2020


James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. As I was reading from verse 1, … Continue reading

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Perseverance; April 23, 2020


Hebrews 12:3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. I have long liked the first half of Hebrews 12 and have written and spoken on it many times. … Continue reading

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Trusting God; April 5, 2020


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” Jesus was of course saying this just before His arrest, trial, scourging, and crucifixion, all things that would trouble His disciples to the very … Continue reading

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