God gives life to those who are strong in Him

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.  To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.  (Revelation 2:7) God is a God of victory, so His people can be, too.  God sent His Son […]

Jesus is your power to overcome

“No matter what spiritual forces come against you, if you’re in Christ, God has provided an even greater spiritual power within you…”

Jesus is your Savior every day

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 68 JESUS IS YOUR SAVIOR EVERY DAY Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.  (Psalm 68:19) Every day brings its own host of challenges.  Every day has its own hardships and trials.  Some days may bring us victory, while others may leave us in […]

Jesus is worth it

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 11 JESUS IS WORTH IT Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one.  Three times I was beaten with rods.  Once I was stoned.  Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea; on frequent […]

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 […]

Jesus is your triumph

God’s Hope For Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 2 JESUS IS YOUR TRIUMPH But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere.  (2 Corinthians 2:14) “Triumphal procession.”  Think about that image for a moment… You were not designed […]

God will deliver you from despair

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 1 GOD WILL DELIVER YOU FROM DESPAIR For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself.  Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death.  But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises […]

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 […]

In the Kingdom, your labor is never in vain

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 15 IN THE KINGDOM, YOUR LABOR IS NEVER IN VAIN But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not […]

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 […]