Praise will revive your heart

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 69 PRAISE WILL REVIVE YOUR HEART But I am afflicted and in pain; let your salvation, O God, set me on high! I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify Him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. When the humble see it […]

God will be your confidence in times of trouble

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 56 GOD WILL BE YOUR CONFIDENCE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE This I know, that God is for me. In God, whose word I praise, in the Lord, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.  What can man do to me? (Psalm 56:9b-11) David is a fugitive in enemy […]

Jesus feels compassion for your pain

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 7 JESUS FEELS COMPASSION FOR YOUR PAIN As [Jesus] drew near to the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow, and a considerable crowd from the town was with her.  And […]

How to steal a miracle from Jesus

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It was a great e-mail question, one of the best I’ve received in a long time.     My friend Jared Easley has a gift for asking insightful questions and helping others connect with truth in creative ways. He has a way of drawing out great things from people, and here’s what he wrote to […]

Let praise revive your heart

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 69 LET PRAISE REVIVE YOUR HEART But I am afflicted and in pain; let your salvation, O God, set me on high! I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify Him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. When the humble see […]

Clean/Unclean

Ever feel “unclean” in some area of your life?

Mark 5:21-43 tells two poignant stories from the life of Jesus. One is of a woman who had bled for twelve years and had reached the end of her hope. The other is of a girl who had lived for twelve years and reached the end of her life. Both women are tragic cases. Both are in desperate need. Both are in states where anyone touching them becomes unclean… BUT…