God is Greater Than Your Struggles

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 61 GOD IS GREATER THAN YOUR STRUGGLES Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for You have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.  (Psalm 61:2b-3 “I can handle it.” How often do we say this, trying to put on a good front, unwilling to admit that the problem […]

Opposition is a gateway to God’s power in your life

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 16 OPPOSITION IS A GATEWAY TO GOD’S POWER IN YOUR LIFE But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost, for a wide door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.  (1 Corinthians 16:8-9) Opportunities and opposition often go hand in hand.  When […]

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 […]

When you lift God up, He lifts you up, too

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 4 WHEN YOU LIFT GOD UP, HE LIFTS YOU UP, TOO He grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God.  (Romans 4:20b) In the midst of impossible circumstances, Abraham’s faith stayed strong.  In the face of unbeatable odds, Abraham’s confidence in God only grew.  While […]

Jesus is your steadfast resolve

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 21 JESUS IS YOUR STEADFAST RESOLVE When we heard this, we and the people there urged him not to go up to Jerusalem.  Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart?  For I am ready not only to be imprisoned but even to die in Jerusalem […]

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 […]

Jesus has true power just for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 19 JESUS HAS TRUE POWER JUST FOR YOU Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.”  Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. […]

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 […]

God hears your prayer for help

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 28 GOD HEARS YOUR PRAYER FOR HELP Blessed be the Lord! For He has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.  The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped;  My heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him.  (Psalm […]

God’s love is your security

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 21 GOD’S LOVE IS YOUR SECURITY For the king trusts in the Lord, and through the steadfast love of the Most High he shall not be moved. (Psalm 21:7) Think, for a moment, about all of the resources that a king has at his disposal. He has people […]