Posts with the tag “comfort”
A God of Comfort
by Delman Coates on February 22nd, 2023
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 One time at a mall, I noticed a father trying to console his young child. The toddler was visibly upset ...
by Ministry Support on December 22nd, 2022
“While the wicked slander me and tell lies about me. They surround me with hateful words and fight against me for no reason. I love them, but they try to destroy me with accusations even as I am praying for them! They repay evil for good, and hatred for my love.” - Psalm 109:2-5 Who is against you? Who are your “haters?” If you are making a difference for the Kingdom of God, you will have those w...
Your Best Life
by Ministry Support on September 24th, 2022
“Take your son, your only son—yes, Isaac, whom you love so much—and go to the land of Moriah. Go and sacrifice him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains, which I will show you.” - Genesis 22:2 If we want to better ourselves and better our lives, why do we procrastinate? We know living God’s purpose would be good for us. So why do we put it off for so long? The reason is because living ou...
Thick and Thin
by Ministry Support on September 17th, 2022
“You parents—if your children ask for a loaf of bread, do you give them a stone instead? Or if they ask for a fish, do you give them a snake? Of course not! So if you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask him.” - Matthew 7:9-11 I had a conversation not too long ago with a good friend of mine. This frie...
Refocus Your Attention
by Ministry Support on September 5th, 2022
“The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe.” - Proverbs 18:10 Over the next few days, we are going to look at how you can overcome those times in your life when you just can’t seem to find the closure you are looking for. Perhaps one chapter in your life has just ended abruptly, and though you might not be ready to move on, that chapter is over. That doesn’t me...
Why Do I Need The Church?
by Ministry Support on August 27th, 2022
“And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of His return is drawing near.” - Hebrews 10:25 “Why do I need the church?” It is an interesting question many people are asking. If your doctor, job, and school are now looking for creative and convenient ways to enable you to do it from home, then why come to the building? You...
Your Day Is Coming
by Ministry Support on March 28th, 2022
“‘The days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will fulfill the good promise I made to the people of Israel and Judah. In those days and at that time I will make a righteous Branch sprout from David’s line; he will do what is just and right in the land. I those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteous Savior...
You Are Not Alone
by Ministry Support on February 23rd, 2022
“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” - Romans 8:18 Oftentimes, when grieving, you may feel as though you are all alone in the world and nobody else is going through the situation that you are facing. However, you are not alone. Two important things to do to overcome grief are to express it with God and share it with others. G...
What He Promised
by Ministry Support on February 3rd, 2022
“For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on the face of the earth to be his people, his treasured possession.” - Deuteronomy 7:6 The story is told of two little girls who were counting the number of pennies in their possession. The first little girl shouted that she had five pennies, while the second little girl exclaimed that she ha...
Are You Comfortably Uncomfortable?
by Ministry Support on June 18th, 2021
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” - Isaiah 43:18-19 The past couple of days we have talked about missing the signs. Yesterday, we discussed one reason we miss signs is because of the pressure that time is running out. But maybe for you there ...
Threats To The Church
by Ministry Support on April 29th, 2021
The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever. (Isaiah 40:8)The Word is true, “the grass withers and the flower fades but the word of our God will stand forever.” Jesus tells Peter in Matthew chapter 16 that He’s going to build His church on a secure foundation, and there’s no force, no weapon, and no threat that will be able to stop it. A powerful church is given...
Who Are You Focused On?
by Ministry Support on October 26th, 2020
Now when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, the Amalekites had made a raid on the Negeb and on Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag, burned it down, and taken captive the women and all who were in it, both small and great; they killed none of them, but carried them off, and went their way. When David and his men came to the city, they found it burned down, and their wives and sons and ...
The Lord Hears Your Prayers
by Ministry Support on January 10th, 2020
“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have what we asked of him.” – 1 John 5:14-15When you pray and ask God for something, do you believe that He hears your prayers? Do you believe He will answer them? Or have your disappointments and tough circumstances cau...
What To Do When You Have Regrets
by Ministry Support on January 9th, 2020
“Lord, do not forsake me; do not be far from me, my God. Come quickly to help me, my Lord and my Savior.” – Psalm 38:21-22Have you ever looked back on your life and found yourself regretting doing some of the things you did in the past? Or do you regret not doing something you wish you would have done?Maybe there was a job you shouldn’t have taken, but you got greedy and made an impulse decision. ...
When Prayer Becomes Personal
by Ministry Support on January 7th, 2020
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and see my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place.” – 2 Chronicles 7:14-15As a follower of Christ, when you make time for prayer, when you prioritize prayer, ...
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