Your weakness is a gateway to God’s strength

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 12 YOUR WEAKNESS IS A GATEWAY TO GOD’S STRENGTH But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. […]

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, […]

Jesus Loves You When You’re Weak

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 18 JESUS LOVES YOU WHEN YOU’RE WEAK At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?”  And calling to Him a child, He put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you […]

God wants to lift you up

Scripture Notes on Psalm 146 The Lord sets the prisoners free. The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down. The Lord loves the righteous.  (Psalm 146:7b-8) Everybody gets knocked down sometimes. Everybody bears a burden at some point. The question is not, “How can I keep from […]

God still loves you when you’re weak

Scripture Notes on Psalm 103 As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear Him. For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust. (Psalm 103:13-14) Nobody really has it all together. No one is strong all the time. Nobody can always be at their […]

Islam is “Strong” & Christianity is “Weak”

Thursdays are usually geared towards answering theological questions I receive in my role as a pastor.  However, today I wanted to share a piece that takes a brief look at one of the fundamental differences between Islam and Christianity.  May it be a helpful tool for discussion and an encouragement to your soul. —Pastor Phillip […]

Victorious Vulnerability

What if “standing strong” was your greatest weakness? For even when we came into Macedonia, our bodies had no rest, but we were afflicted at every turn–fighting without and fear within. But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not only by his coming but also by the comfort […]