Jesus has true power just for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 19 JESUS HAS TRUE POWER JUST FOR YOU Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.”  Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. […]

God has prepared a harvest for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 18 GOD HAS PREPARED A HARVEST FOR YOU And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent, for I am with you, and no one will attack you to harm you, for I have many in this […]

God delights to deliver you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 44 GOD DELIGHTS TO DELIVER YOU For not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but Your right hand and Your arm, and the light of Your face, for You delighted in them.  (Psalm 44:3) The Psalmist knows that swords and […]

God is your refuge in times of trouble

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 43 GOD IS YOUR REFUGE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE In the wake of an historic Supreme Court decision that has left so many believers saddened and afraid for what’s to come, the best thoughts of all are not those I could share from my heart, but those God […]

Don’t let politics derail your perspective

An Encouraging Word DON’T LET POLITICS DERAIL YOUR PERSPECTIVE Today my friend texted me in despair. “I’ve given up on everything political,” he said.  “If things are going to change for the better, it’s going to happen by changing the hearts of men.” How right he was. Today’s landmark Supreme Court decision will forever alter the […]

God placed you for a purpose

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 17 GOD PLACED YOU FOR A PURPOSE [God] made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward Him and […]

God chose you to be a deliverer

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 16 GOD CHOSE YOU TO BE A DELIVERER About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken.  And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s bonds were […]

God’s grace removes your burden

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 15 GOD’S GRACE REMOVES YOUR BURDEN “…And [God] made no distinction between us and them, having cleansed their hearts by faith.  Now, therefore, why are you putting God to the test by placing a yoke on the neck of the disciples that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?  But we believe that […]

The Holy Spirit is your boldness

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 14 THE HOLY SPIRIT IS YOUR BOLDNESS But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.  But when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up and entered the city, and on […]

Jesus is your ultimate inheritance

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 13 JESUS IS YOUR ULTIMATE INHERITANCE And we bring you the good news that what God promised to the fathers, this He has fulfilled to us their children by raising Jesus… (Acts 13:32-33a) Inheritance rights are a big deal.  All throughout history and even in our own day, it’s more common […]