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, […]

God is working in the background

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 10 GOD IS WORKING IN THE BACKGROUND Now while Peter was inwardly perplexed as to what the vision that he had seen might mean, behold, the men who were sent by Cornelius, having made inquiry for Simon’s house, stood at the gate and called out to ask whether Simon […]

God delights in your well-being

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 35 GOD DELIGHTS IN YOUR WELL-BEING “Great is the Lord, who delights in the welfare of his servant!”  Then my tongue shall tell of your righteousness and of your praise all the day long.  (Psalm 35:27b-28) Do you know that God loves to take care of you? Sometimes He is portrayed […]

Sometimes Jesus works in secret

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 7 SOMETIMES JESUS WORKS IN SECRET [Jesus said] “You go up to the feast. I am not going up to this feast, for my time has not yet fully come.”  After saying this, He remained in Galilee. But after His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He […]

God works miracles through ordinary things

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 2 GOD WORKS MIRACLES THROUGH ORDINARY THINGS In those days, a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered…And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, […]

God turns your pain into possibility

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 27 GOD TURNS YOUR PAIN INTO POSSIBILITY Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel, and they gave them […]

“Are You Sure” – Aretha Franklin [Music Monday]

Who knew prayer could be so soulful? Quite a while ago some friends made me a mix CD with some songs they thought I’d like. I put it in the other day and found myself filled with both gratefulness and groove as Aretha Franklin’s “Are You Sure” reminded me of this…  Sometimes when I think God’s […]

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 Has Called You

Ever wonder why your life looks the way it does? “Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him.” -1 Corinthians 7:17a God does not get taken by surprise. He does not get distracted, look up and see one of His children in […]