God still commands the chaos

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And the [first] beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months…  Also it was allowed to make war on the saints and to conquer them…and by the signs that [the second beast] is allowed to work in the presence of the [first] beast, […]

Some things are not for us to know

And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was about to write, but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.”   (Revelation 10:4) We could speculate as to what the seven thunders said, but it would be fruitless, because some things are […]

God will lead you through the storm

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 77 GOD WILL LEAD YOU THROUGH THE STORM Your way was through the sea, Your path through the great waters; yet Your footprints were unseen.  You led Your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.  (Psalm 77:19-20) Life can often feel like a raging […]

Jesus is your guard against all evil

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Thessalonians 3 JESUS IS YOUR GUARD AGAINST ALL EVIL But the Lord is faithful.  He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.  (2 Thessalonians 3:3) Jesus warned we will have trouble in this life, but trouble and evil are not the same thing.  He told us […]

God’s plan is greater than your perception

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 74 GOD’S PLAN IS GREATER THAN YOUR PERCEPTION Why do You hold back Your hand, Your right hand? Take it from the fold of Your garment and destroy them! Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth. (Psalm 74:11-12) It’s hard to understand why […]

God will hold you up

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 63 GOD WILL HOLD YOU UP O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water… My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.  (Psalm 63:1, […]

This is God’s love for you in Christ

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 8 THIS IS GOD’S LOVE FOR YOU IN CHRIST When it comes to God’s Word, sometimes what we need most is not for someone to explain, but for our souls to fully engage. In that spirit, the passage below has been divided up into five key thoughts.  Take time […]

God will bring you justice in the end

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 37 GOD WILL BRING YOU JUSTICE IN THE END In just a little while, the wicked will be no more; though you look carefully at his place, he will not be there.  But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.  (Psalm 37:8-9) Have you ever looked […]

God wants to turn your weeping into worship

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 30 GOD WANTS TO TURN YOUR WEEPING INTO WORSHIP You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,  that my glory may sing your praise and not be silent.  O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you […]

God is your ever-present defender

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 14 GOD IS YOUR EVER-PRESENT DEFENDER Have they no knowledge, all the evildoers who eat up my people as they eat bread and do not call upon the Lord? There they are in great terror, for God is with the generation of the righteous. (Psalm 14:4-5) Everyone knows […]