In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for You alone, Oh LORD, make me dwell in safety.” Psalm 4:8 Fear gripped my throat with his strong hand and squeezed. “You’re not safe,” he hissed. My heart pounded as I sat up in bed and held my stomach. “Oh LORD,” I prayed, “You are […]
“Our identity comes from Jesus alone, not from anything we have done (good or bad) or will do in the future (good or bad) or from our family (good or bad) or from our past (good or bad). ” — Read on havhope.com/2016/05/25/nothing-but-the-blood/
May God Himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.” 1 Thessalonians 5:23a (NIV) They’ve been trapped for four years, stuffed in small, cardboard boxes in our garage. They are the household items I packed when we sold our home. Yet, I still have them tucked away. For the most part, I pretend […]
The fear that creeps into our hearts is not from God. He is with me. He comforts me. But, if I follow my own path of selfishness and pride instead of humility and grace then His name sake is tarnished and I cease to follow my Shepherd.
” I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.I can do all this […]
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 My short legs wrapped around our neighbor’s shoulders. I clung to his chin, my little body draped over his head like a bonnet. I had just followed him into the […]