God reveals His blessings through community

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Philemon GOD REVEALS HIS BLESSINGS THROUGH COMMUNITY And I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ.  (Philemon 1:6) When we hear the phrase, “sharing your faith,” we likely think […]

God made you an eternal heir

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Titus 3 GOD MADE YOU AN ETERNAL HEIR He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, […]

Jesus saved you to a life of purpose

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Titus 2 JESUS SAVED YOU TO A LIFE OF PURPOSE Our great God and Savior Jesus Christ gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession who are zealous for good works.  (Titus 2:13a-14) Part of the message […]

God’s heart is for the helpless

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 82 GOD’S HEART IS FOR THE HELPLESS How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked?  Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. (Psalm 82:2-3) All throughout Scripture, God has harsh words and strong judgments for […]

Your Father wants to fill you up

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 81 YOUR FATHER WANTS TO FILL YOU UP There shall be no strange god among you; you shall not bow down to a foreign god.  I am the Lord your God, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.  Open your mouth wide, and I will fill […]

Jesus is your firm foundation

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Timothy 2 JESUS IS YOUR FIRM FOUNDATION But God’s firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.”  (2 Timothy 2:19) “The Lord knows those who are His.”  There is no question or […]

Jesus is faithful through generations

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Timothy 1 JESUS IS FAITHFUL THROUGH GENERATIONS I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day…  I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois […]

God saves you for his glory

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 79 GOD SAVES YOU FOR HIS GLORY Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for Your name’s sake!  (Psalm 79:9-10) There is an order to all creation, a cosmic balance in the physical universe that was […]

God wants to be generous with you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Timothy 6 GOD WANTS TO BE GENEROUS WITH YOU As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.  (1 Timothy 6:17) Everybody […]

God will make sure you receive your reward

God’s Hope for Your Heart From 1 Timothy 5 GOD WILL MAKE SURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR REWARD The sins of some people are conspicuous, going before them to judgment, but the sins of others appear later. So also good works are conspicuous, and even those that are not cannot remain hidden.  (1 Timothy 5:24-25) Do you […]