Tag: strength

2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. Luke 1:37 NKJV “For with God nothing will be impossible.”

This week is “Testing Week.” As a home school family, we have the benefit of completing our annual testing in a comfortable, familiar environment. The results are seen by the testing administration company, myself, my husband, and my children. Yet, performance anxiety remains in spite of encouragement and assurances. A year’s worth of knowledge bursts […]

Proverbs 31:25-26 NIV She is clothed with strength and dignity;     she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom,     and faithful instruction is on her tongue. “A woman who trusts the Lord for the outcome can laugh freely because she knows that the future is in His hands. No matter […]

“I need to do my devotions before I go crazy,” I say more to myself than to my ten-year-old. “Why?” he asks. “Because my perspective changes.” Opening my journal and devotionals shuts out the overwhelming clutter of rearranged schedules and ransacked well-being. God soothes away knots of unresolved tension when I succumb to His gentle […]

“Faltering steps of dependence are not lack of faith; they are links to My Presence.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence Isaiah 40:29-31 NIV He gives strength to the weary     and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary,     and young men stumble and fall; […]

Psalm 112:7 NIV They will have no fear of bad news;     their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.   Isaiah 41:10 NKJV “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous […]