Timidity or Trust?

“Be courageous! Let us fight bravely for our people and the cities of our God. May the Lord’s will be done.” -1 Chronicles 19:13 Often we find ourselves so fixated on a particular outcome that we become slaves to our own expectations. In this, we open ourselves up to fear of what might happen if […]

Great and Noble

The gray dawn of a momentous day loomed on the horizon as thousands of soldiers prepared themselves for war. On June 6, 1944, United States Commander-in-Chief Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered these words of challenge and encouragement to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Services and the Allied Expeditionary Forces as they steeled themselves […]

Scripture Notes: Psalm 52

“I will trust in Your good name in the presence of Your faithful people…” -Psalm 52:9b My desire is for a good name for myself and those I love. My hope, however, is not in my own achievements, virtue or reputation, not in my “good name”, but in HIS. “The name of the Lord is […]

Scripture Notes: Psalm 27

Fear in relationships comes from a lack of trust in the other. Fear in life comes from a lack of trust in its author. “The Lord is my light and my salvation – so why should I be afraid?  The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?” -Psalm 27:1 […]