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 is for you when you’re tempted

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 10 GOD IS FOR YOU WHEN YOU’RE TEMPTED No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man.  God is faithful, and He will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation He will also provide the way of escape, that you may […]

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 […]

Jesus triumphed so you can, too

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 41 JESUS TRIUMPHED SO YOU CAN, TOO Even my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.  But you, O Lord, be gracious to me, and raise me up, that I may repay them!  By this I know that you delight […]

Nothing can cancel God’s plan for your life

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 5 NOTHING CAN CANCEL GOD’S PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE “If this plan or this undertaking is of man, it will fail; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them.  You might even be found opposing God!”  (Acts 5:38b-39a) The Jewish religious leaders were not happy […]

God wants to turn your weeping into worship

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 30 GOD WANTS TO TURN YOUR WEEPING INTO WORSHIP You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,  that my glory may sing your praise and not be silent.  O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you […]

Your trials help you tap in to God’s power

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 4 YOUR TRIALS HELP YOU TAP IN TO GOD’S POWER And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil… And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed […]

God has given you the tools to stand

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Mark 13 GOD HAS GIVEN YOU THE TOOLS TO STAND “For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform signs and wonders, to lead astray, if possible, the elect. But be on guard; I have told you all things beforehand.”  (Mark 13:22-23) Jesus told His disciples what to expect at the end. […]

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’s grace is still with you when you’re troubled

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 13 GOD’S GRACE IS STILL WITH YOU WHEN YOU’RE TROUBLED I will sing to the Lord, because he has dealt bountifully with me.  (Psalm 13:6) Do you ever feel forgotten by God? Do you ever feel like the whole world is against you and you don’t know where to […]