Jesus will surely hold you up

[Jesus] is the radiance of the glory of God, and the exact imprint of His nature, and He upholds the universe by the word of His power.  (Hebrews 1:3a) From starfish to stars, goldfish to galaxies, Jesus holds the universe together.  He is both Creator and sustainer of all things, and nothing slips by His […]

God will lead you through the storm

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 77 GOD WILL LEAD YOU THROUGH THE STORM Your way was through the sea, Your path through the great waters; yet Your footprints were unseen.  You led Your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.  (Psalm 77:19-20) Life can often feel like a raging […]

Jesus is your guard against all evil

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Thessalonians 3 JESUS IS YOUR GUARD AGAINST ALL EVIL But the Lord is faithful.  He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.  (2 Thessalonians 3:3) Jesus warned we will have trouble in this life, but trouble and evil are not the same thing.  He told us […]

God’s plan is greater than your perception

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 74 GOD’S PLAN IS GREATER THAN YOUR PERCEPTION Why do You hold back Your hand, Your right hand? Take it from the fold of Your garment and destroy them! Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth. (Psalm 74:11-12) It’s hard to understand why […]

God’s weapons will make you victorious

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 10 GOD’S WEAPONS WILL MAKE YOU VICTORIOUS For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.  (2 Corinthians 10:4) If you feel like you’re in a fight, it’s because you are. Trials and temptation, disease and discouragement, conflict with […]

This is God’s love for you in Christ

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 8 THIS IS GOD’S LOVE FOR YOU IN CHRIST When it comes to God’s Word, sometimes what we need most is not for someone to explain, but for our souls to fully engage. In that spirit, the passage below has been divided up into five key thoughts.  Take time […]

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 […]

Because Jesus lives, you will, too

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 14 BECAUSE JESUS LIVES, YOU WILL, TOO “Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me.  Because I live, you also will live.”  (John 14:19) The world can look so dark sometimes, so broken, and it’s easy to lose sight of Jesus […]

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 is your passionate protector

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 7 GOD IS YOUR PASSIONATE PROTECTOR My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart. God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day. (Psalm 7:10-11) What makes God angry?  What makes Him indignant? Is it when you sin and come up short of […]