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 […]

God has provided for your protection

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 6 GOD HAS PROVIDED FOR YOUR PROTECTION Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11) The armor of God is your defense against the attacks of Satan. It includes the belt of truth and the breastplate […]

Your weakness is a gateway to God’s strength

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 12 YOUR WEAKNESS IS A GATEWAY TO GOD’S STRENGTH But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. […]

God is preparing your victory

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 16 GOD IS PREPARING YOUR VICTORY The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet.  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.  (Romans 16:20) Peace does not come merely from the absence of conflict, but by persistence through it.  Victory—especially in your spiritual life—is not […]

Holy Spirit brings you hope

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 15 HOLY SPIRIT BRINGS YOU HOPE May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.  (Romans 15:13) What happens when believers are filled with the Holy Spirit?  What does He actually do? […]

Your life is all about Jesus

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 11 YOUR LIFE IS ALL ABOUT JESUS For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things.  To Him be glory forever.  Amen.  (Romans 11:36) Over and over in the Bible, we see that salvation and grace come from God.  They are gifts that He offers out of […]

Jesus is your living guarantee

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 6 JESUS IS YOUR LIVING GUARANTEE We were buried therefore with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.  For if we have been united with Him […]

Jesus trusts you to be His witness

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 26 JESUS TRUSTS YOU TO BE HIS WITNESS “I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and witness to the things in which you have seen Me and to those in which I will appear to you.”  (Acts 26:16) Paul’s conversion was rather unique. […]

When God is your priority, He gives you His ability

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 20 WHEN GOD IS YOUR PRIORITY, HE GIVES YOU HIS ABILITY I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the Gospel of the […]

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 […]