God’s justice is a pathway to His mercy

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So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and harmful and painful sores came upon the people who bore the mark of the beast and worshiped its image…  They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues.  They did […]

The King and His Kingdom are coming

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Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever.”   (Revelation 11:15) As we look around at our world, we see brokenness and pain.  We see evil and […]

God wants you to have peace with others

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 13 GOD WANTS YOU TO HAVE PEACE WITH OTHERS Finally, brothers, rejoice.  Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.  (2 Corinthians 13:11) A life of constant conflict is a taxing […]

God’s discipline is for your deliverance

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 5 GOD’S DISCIPLINE IS FOR YOUR DELIVERANCE You are to deliver this man to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord.  (1 Corinthians 5:5) It sounds so harsh.  It sounds so unloving. “What about grace?” some […]

God builds brokenness into praise

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 51 GOD BUILDS BROKENNESS INTO PRAISE For You will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; You will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, You will not despise. Do good to Zion in Your […]

Jesus is your total restoration

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 21 JESUS IS YOUR TOTAL RESTORATION When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Feed My lambs,” He told him. A second time He asked […]

The King and His Kingdom are coming

Scripture Notes on Revelation 11 Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever.”  (Revelation 11:15) As we look around at our world, we see brokenness […]

God can turn your failure into fruitfulness

Scripture Notes on Psalm 107 He turns a desert into pools of water, a parched land into springs of water. And there He lets the hungry dwell, and they establish a city to live in; they sow fields and plant vineyards and get a fruitful yield. (Psalm 107:35-37) Not much grows in the desert, but God […]

God’s remembrance is your restoration

Scripture Notes on Psalm 106 Many times He delivered them, but they were rebellious in their purposes and were brought low through their iniquity. Nevertheless, He looked upon their distress, when He heard their cry. For their sake He remembered His covenant, and relented according to the abundance of His steadfast love. (Psalm 106:43-45) The people […]

God wants you to have peace with others

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 13 GOD WANTS YOU TO HAVE PEACE WITH OTHERS Finally, brothers, rejoice.  Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.  (2 Corinthians 13:11) A life of constant conflict is a taxing […]