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Dawning Joy

All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Hebrews 12:11 NASB Sunday mornings can be anything but joyous. How many Sabbaths are spent doing last-minute ironing and rousing sleepy […]

Peace Alone

But the news about Him was spreading even farther, and large crowds were gathering to hear Him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray. Luke 5:15-16 NASB Early in Jesus’ ministry, around the time He called His disciples, […]

The Perfect Cast

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7 NIV I love that these verses written by a former fisherman include a fishing term.  Yet, I doubt Simon Peter’s […]

According to Plan

Ephesians 1:11-14 NIV In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of […]

Our Refuge

Psalm 62:5-8 NIV Yes, my soul, find rest in God;     my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation;     he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God;     he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him […]

Perfect Peace

Isaiah 26:3, 12 NIV You will keep in perfect peace     those whose minds are steadfast,     because they trust in you. Lord, you establish peace for us;     all that we have accomplished you have done for us.

By His Wounds

Isaiah 53 Who has believed our message     and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? He grew up before him like a tender shoot,     and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him,     nothing in his appearance […]

Peace Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;     I will be exalted among the nations,     I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 NIV Be Still My Soul by Ginny Owens “Our unbelief is always wanting some outward sign. The religion of many is largely sensational, and […]