You can overcome in Christ today

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“Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that He can open the scroll and its seven seals.”  (Revelation 5:5) What is that unsolvable problem in your life? What is that question that can’t be answered, that stronghold that can’t be broken, that obstacle that […]

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, […]

Jesus shares His glory with the faithful

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.  But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when His glory is revealed.  (1 Peter 4:12-13) Trials are tests of our faithfulness. […]

God will hold you up

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 63 GOD WILL HOLD YOU UP O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water… My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.  (Psalm 63:1, […]

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 […]

God will hear your voice in times of need

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 55 GOD WILL HEAR YOUR VOICE IN TIMES OF NEED Evening and morning and at noon, I utter my complaint and moan, and He hears my voice.  (Psalm 55:17) Trouble strikes at the most inconvenient times.  Here is David, ruler of Israel, man after God’s own heart, yet he is […]

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 […]

God is your refuge in times of trouble

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 43 GOD IS YOUR REFUGE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE In the wake of an historic Supreme Court decision that has left so many believers saddened and afraid for what’s to come, the best thoughts of all are not those I could share from my heart, but those God […]

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 […]