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 […]

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 […]

You can be Jesus to people in need

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 14 YOU CAN BE JESUS TO PEOPLE IN NEED “But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you.  For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”  When one of those who […]

Jesus wants you to help the less fortunate

Scripture Notes on Luke 14 “But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you.  For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”  When one of those who reclined at table with Him heard these things, he […]

Jesus is your freedom from rejection

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 10 JESUS IS YOUR FREEDOM FROM REJECTION “But whenever you enter a town and they do not receive you, go into its streets and say, ‘Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet we wipe off against you.  Nevertheless know this, that the Kingdom of God […]

Jesus will cover your bases

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 11 JESUS WILL COVER YOUR BASES When Jesus had finished instructing His twelve disciples, He went on from there to teach and preach in their cities.  (Matthew 11:1) In Matthew 10 and 11, Jesus instructs His disciples and sends them away from home on a mission for Him. Then, […]

God secures those who seek His purposes

Scripture Notes on Psalm 122 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May they be secure who love you!  (Psalm 122:6) God wants peace for His people. He desires peace for the city He loves. Though war and strive more often rule the day in the Middle East, God’s heart yearns for stability there. Does yours? […]

Jesus is your power for the purposes of God

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 1 JESUS IS YOUR POWER FOR THE PURPOSES OF GOD Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all His energy that He powerfully works within me. (Colossians 1:28-29) There is no greater […]

In Christ your pain has a purpose

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Galatians 4 IN CHRIST, YOUR PAIN HAS A PURPOSE You know it was because of a bodily ailment that I preached the gospel to you at first, and though my condition was a trial to you, you did not scorn or despise me, but received me as an angel […]