God has provided for your protection

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 6 GOD HAS PROVIDED FOR YOUR PROTECTION Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11) The armor of God is your defense against the attacks of Satan. It includes the belt of truth and the breastplate […]

Jesus turns your darkness into light

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 5 JESUS TURNS YOUR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light, for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true…  (Ephesians 5:8-9) People living in darkness often don’t […]

Jesus gives you the grace that you need

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 4 JESUS GIVES YOU THE GRACE THAT YOU NEED But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift. (Ephesians 4:7) When God distributes grace to His people, it’s not a one-size-fits-all affair.  He doesn’t only hand out generic blessings to the masses or […]

The love of Christ will fill you up

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 3 THE LOVE OF CHRIST WILL FILL YOU UP  [I pray that you may] know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.  (Ephesians 3:19) It’s one thing to have knowledge about someone.  It’s another to truly know them. It’s one […]

Jesus bled to bring you close

God’s Hope for Your Heart Ephesians 2 JESUS BLED TO BRING YOU CLOSE Remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off […]

God can turn your failure into fruitfulness

Scripture Notes on Psalm 107 He turns a desert into pools of water, a parched land into springs of water. And there He lets the hungry dwell, and they establish a city to live in; they sow fields and plant vineyards and get a fruitful yield. (Psalm 107:35-37) Not much grows in the desert, but God […]

God’s remembrance is your restoration

Scripture Notes on Psalm 106 Many times He delivered them, but they were rebellious in their purposes and were brought low through their iniquity. Nevertheless, He looked upon their distress, when He heard their cry. For their sake He remembered His covenant, and relented according to the abundance of His steadfast love. (Psalm 106:43-45) The people […]

God has a lavish redemption for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 1 GOD HAS A LAVISH REDEMPTION FOR YOU In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace, which He lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight…  (Ephesians 1:7-8) Jesus is not a stingy Savior.  He doesn’t step in […]

Your reward is on the way

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Galatians 6 YOUR REWARD IS ON THE WAY And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the […]

In Christ, God wants you to do what you want

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Galatians 5 IN CHRIST, GOD WANTS YOU TO DO WHAT YOU WANT But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for […]