Tag Archives: Hope

Christians, Let’s Flatten the Curve But Remain a ‘Religion for the Sick’ | Christianity Today

Amidst the chaotic and worrisome times we live in, it is important to remember the calling of all Christians to love our neighbors. This hallmark of the faith is key to the furtherance of the peace and joy known only in Christ, and it is essential to the Good News of Salvation not simply now […]

Joy Comes In The Morning – Psalm 30:4-5

Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. – Psalm 30:4-5 Just the other night my preschooler reminded my wife and […]

I Will Trust In Thee – Psalm 56:3

What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. – Psalm 56:3 Are you afraid? Do you doubt and worry? Are you troubled about things you cannot control? If so, dear one, stir up the gift of faith that is within you. Understandably we are concerned about the problems of life. We should be […]

Fishers of Men – Matthew 4:19

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. – Matthew 4:19 Have you ever wondered why the Lord called the Apostles to be fishers of men? Why not hunters or trappers? Surely such activities were found in first century Israel. I think the answer lies in the nature […]

Five Sparrows – Luke 12:6-7

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God? But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows. – Luke 12:6-7 How valuable are you? If you were not able to show up to […]

Worry – Matthew 6:34

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. – Matthew 6:34 Do you worry? Maybe a better question is… Are you worrying right now? No, I cannot read your thoughts. I just know how easy it is […]

Great Riches – Proverbs 13:7

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches. – Proverbs 13:7 In times of uncertainty, we begin to search for solid ground.  Few things make people more nervous than economic or political change.  It impacts everyone, and we fear losing our rights or security, […]

The Lamb Is The Light – Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. – Revelation 21:23 There are many parallels between light and God the Father and Jesus Christ throughout the Bible. Additionally, God’s Word is […]

Count Them Happy Which Endure – James 5:11

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. – James 5:11 Endurance is obtained by blood, sweat and tears. Whether it is physical endurance or spiritual endurance, it must be […]

Fight the Good Fight – 1 Timothy 6:16

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. – 1 Timothy 6:12 With the first full week of January coming to a close, I hope you can look back on those few days and honestly make a good […]