Monthly Archives: May 2016
“O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.” Psalm 129:1-3 God knows everything about me, and still He loves me. He sees the darkest thought of your heart, and still He loves you. As we roll out of bed each morning and fall back into it each night, there He is, listening to our distracted chatter at breakfast, hearing the encouraging words we share over the water cooler at work, watching the fight we start on our way to church. Even then, God is near, present in the thick of today’s struggle, presiding over yesterday’s triumph. God knows what thrills … Continue reading
Be strong and courageous! God walks beside us as a fearless, faithful Friend. What is holding you back today? Click here to be encouraged! God knows your need and hears your prayers. How does this give you hope and courage to follow God and trust Him in the face of fear?
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy. 31:6 Deism presents a cold, distant God who created the world, set it in motion, then turned away from it. But God’s own Word and the long history of Christian experience paints a warmer picture. Sure, God could have chosen to create us and leave us—but He didn’t. He could’ve leaned over and hollered from His heavenly throne. But He didn’t. God stepped down and wrapped Himself in flesh to walk beside us. He breathed His Spirit into our hearts so He could dwell within us. And like a faithful friend, He sticks with us in the face of our enemies … Continue reading