Tag Archives: Hope

Grace and Peace – Philippians 1:2

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. – Philippians 1:2 If you read the opening remarks of the Apostle Paul in many of his Epistles, he often uses the terms grace and peace in his salutation to the churches.  Few things are more dear to those […]

Egg Whites – Job 6:6

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg? – Job 6:6 I think most Christians would agree that we live in challenging, even dark times.  Violence and strife are on the rise.  Division and depression are growing problems.  And the Church is suffering […]

Renewal – Lamentations 5:21

Turn thou us unto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old. – Lamentations 5:21 Spring is still a few months away where I live, but recent temperatures have enticed some of the plants to put on new growth. The warmth and rain have renewed their strength and triggered […]

God Remembers Us – Psalm 98:3

He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. – Psalm 98:3 Dear Christian, Do you ever feel forgotten, neglected or set aside? God remembers you. Have you sinned and fallen short? Christ has overcome and won the […]

My Redeemer Liveth – Job 19:25

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth – Job 19:25 Something that escapes our notice is that the promise of the coming of the Lord was ancient even when Jesus was born. Many people had lost hope in a Savior from God. Like […]

The Light Shined – Isaiah 9:2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. – Isaiah 9:2 When we were deep in the cave, the guide spoke into his radio, “Turn out the lights.” This was my introduction into absolute darkness. […]

Clear Shining After Rain – 2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain. – 2 Samuel 23:4 Unless you are a farmer or a gardener, I guess that you may not be a fan of […]

Quietly Waiting – Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. – Lamentations 3:26 The Prophet Jeremiah lived in a very tumultuous time. Israel and Judah experienced a great falling away during his life culminating in the destruction of Jerusalem and captivity. Even though he warned them in […]

Arise – Psalm 44:26

Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies’ sake. – Psalm 44:26 One of the greatest and most frequent prayers from the faithful must be for help in times of need. Certainly we should express praise and thanksgiving as often as possible, but I think if we are honest with ourselves, we must […]

Do You Want To Be Made Whole? – John 5:6

When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole? – John 5:6 Jesus asked many rhetorical questions. As a master teacher, the Lord seemed to use nearly every occasion not only to glorify God the Father but […]