God will be your voice when you have none

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 38 GOD WILL BE YOUR VOICE WHEN YOU HAVE NONE I have become like a man who does not hear, and in whose mouth are no rebukes.  But for You, O Lord, do I wait; it is You, O Lord my God, who will answer.  (Psalm 38:14-15) Sometimes life can leave […]

Jesus is bringing you everlasting joy

God’s Hope for Your Heart John 16 JESUS IS BRINGING YOU EVERLASTING JOY “When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.  So also you have […]

Even through loss, God loves you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 21 EVEN THROUGH LOSS, GOD LOVES YOU And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, “As for these things that you see, the days will come when there will not be left here one stone upon another that will […]

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 […]

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 […]

God still commands the chaos

Scripture Notes on Revelation 13 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 […]

God wants to keep His people from true harm

Scripture Notes on Revelation 9 Then from the smoke came locusts on the earth, and they were given power like the power of scorpions of the earth.  They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who did not have the seal of God on […]

God allows pain because you are precious to Him

Scripture Notes on Revelation 3 Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.  Behold, I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him and he with me.  (Revelation 3:19-20) Christian, do you ever wonder […]

God’s blessing goes beyond your suffering

Scripture Notes on 1 Peter 3 But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled… (1 Peter 3:14) The reality of suffering is one that many people don’t like to deal with.  Even many Christians, uncomfortable trying to reconcile God’s love with His allowance […]

Jesus is your sovereign peace

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Colossians 3 JESUS IS YOUR SOVEREIGN PEACE And let the peace of Christ rule in your heart, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. (Colossians 3:15) You never saw it coming. It’s that phone call you never thought you’d receive, that news you never imagined you’d […]