Tag Archives: Hope

All The Healing I’ll Ever Need

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2

Imitating the Word

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace […]

Narrow Down Your Hope

“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:24

An Overwhelming Friendship

Now this is a story about friendship, when and where it shows up, and what to do with it when it arrives.

Night Now Lord

It’s night now Lord

Hot or Hell?

Loving God means keeping His commandments, and His commandments are not burdensome. 1 John 5:3 There is this false sense of security we all have about God Almighty. That because God is love there is no way He would send me anywhere predicated by the way I’m living now. ‘No, not my God!’ But why? Do we […]

The Praying Power of Touch

“I also tell you this: If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For wherever two or three are gathered as my followers, I am there among them.” Matthew 18:19-20 Every Wednesday and Sunday morning there they are. The rally cry of God’s […]

Silencing My Opinion and Shouting Out His Praise

For the Scriptures say, “’As surely as I live,’ says the Lord, ‘every knee will bend to me, and every tongue will confess and give praise to God.’” (Romans 14:11) Ever wonder about that great day? When every knee is bowed and every tongue is confessing? Just think about it, nothing else will be happening, nothing, […]

Picked Up, Dusted Off and Encouraged

As children we’re encouraged by our parents through accomplishments and failures, good and bad days, with tender words and loving actions. Our biggest ‘encouragers’ to all of life’s childhood dilemmas. As teenage years dawn on us and influences and responsibilities come our way, we’re encouraged by our friends. Experiences seen and shared through the same […]

Am I Any Less Blessed?

How empowered do we feel in the midst of a struggle? Or better yet, how exhausted are we? Job loss. Health crisis. Behind on the mortgage. Pending divorce. Death in the family. Where does our hope rest? Staring at bills in despair? Taking a diagnosis as a death sentence? Deciding on divorce before counseling? Blaming God? I direct […]