God has put his trust in you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Thessalonians 2 GOD HAS PUT HIS TRUST IN YOU Just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.  (1 Thessalonians 2:4) It is the richest treasure in all creation, the greatest […]

God is the one who does the work

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Philippians 2 GOD IS THE ONE WHO DOES THE WORK Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.  (Philippians 2:12b-13) Sometimes we may look at our Christian life and feel discouraged. […]

Jesus will never give up on you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Philippians 1 JESUS WILL NEVER GIVE UP ON YOU And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.  (Philippians 1:6) Jesus always finishes what He starts. He didn’t begin creation only to get […]

Jesus turns your darkness into light

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Ephesians 5 JESUS TURNS YOUR DARKNESS INTO LIGHT At one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.  Walk as children of light, for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true…  (Ephesians 5:8-9) People living in darkness often don’t […]

God’s love is your promise for today

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 13 GOD’S LOVE IS YOUR PROMISE FOR TODAY So now faith, hope and love abide, these three: but the greatest of these is love.  (1 Corinthians 13:13) Faith looks forward to something that can happen and trusts enough that it leads to action.  Faith looks to a possibility that has not […]

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 take care of the end result

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 3 GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THE END RESULT I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth.  (1 Corinthians 3:6) We live in a fast-paced, results-oriented world that prizes achievement above most everything else.  So, we go go go, push push push, trying to get ahead and […]

God’s Spirit is your access to God’s blessings

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 2 GOD’S SPIRIT IS YOUR ACCESS TO GOD’S BLESSINGS Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.  (1 Corinthians 2:12) All throughout the Bible God promises blessings for […]

God’s love makes you steadfast

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 52 GOD’S LOVE MAKES YOU STEADFAST “See the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his riches and sought refuge in his own destruction!” But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God.  I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever. (Psalm […]

God delights to deliver you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 44 GOD DELIGHTS TO DELIVER YOU For not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but Your right hand and Your arm, and the light of Your face, for You delighted in them.  (Psalm 44:3) The Psalmist knows that swords and […]