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God’s Promises Are Sure

September 25, 2021 |

“For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with a resounding ‘Yes!’ And through Christ, our ‘Amen’ ascends to God for his glory.” – 2 Corinthians 1:20  The Bible says that God is not a man that He should lie. If He spoke it, He will bring it to pass. One reason so many people give up on God in the…

Faithful In a Divine Delay

September 24, 2021 |

“Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.” – Psalms 37:7  Luke 2:25-35 talks about a man named Simeon who waited his entire life to see the Messiah, the one who would save and lead the people of God…

Delight In The Lord

September 23, 2021 |

“Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires.” – Psalm 37:4  Psalm 37:4 begins with, “Take delight in the Lord.” What does it mean to delight in the Lord? It means to find fulfillment and peace with God—to think about aligning our desires with His and being content with His direction for our lives. To delight in the Lord is to chase…

Almost There!

September 22, 2021 |

God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. – James 1:12  On April 30, 1945, an unknown Jewish writer left a note for a friend who helped him escape Nazi persecution by hiding him in his home. In…

What To Do While Waiting

September 21, 2021 |

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, Wait patiently for the Lord.” – Psalms 27:14 Author and speaker Joyce Meyer once said, “Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” There is a process that you must endure; but if you remember that there is purpose…

Waiting on God

September 20, 2021 |

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” – Psalms 27:14  Few things are more frustrating in life than waiting. For the impatient, waiting can be torture. When you are a child, you must wait twelve years to graduate from high school and hopefully leave your parents’ house. When you are applying to college, you must wait…

OCD: Obsessive Comparison Disorder

September 19, 2021 |

“Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” – Galatians 1:10  If you truly want to set yourself free and claim the freedom Christ offers, you must resist the urge to compare…

God Wants Your Commitment

September 18, 2021 |

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” – Romans 3:23  You don’t have to be perfect. You just have to be committed. God is big enough, God is good enough, and God is great enough to handle your imperfections.  God used Abraham even though he lied about Sarah. God used Noah even though he got drunk. God used David…

Reject Perfectionism

September 17, 2021 |

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1  Perfectionism is a very rigid view of life that assumes that one’s worth and acceptance is contingent upon doing everything perfectly with no flaws; however, it’s this pursuit of flawlessness that leads us on a…

Claiming Your Freedom

September 16, 2021 |

“Jesus replied, ‘Very true I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed.’” – John 8:36  The abundant life for which Jesus came and died was…