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Better Than Life

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, when I remember … Continue reading

Cloudy Path?

Ever had times that feel like your walk with Christ is a journey full of clouds and storms? You know, those seasons where you really just don’t understand what God is doing, why He is doing it, and how in the world it can be for your good? I’ve had many such seasons in my … Continue reading

The Lord Is Your Keeper

I lift up my eyes to the hills.         From where does my help come?      My help comes from the LORD,         who made heaven and earth.       He will not let your foot be moved;         he who keeps you will not slumber.      Behold, he who keeps Israel         will neither … Continue reading

Full of Love

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord. Ps. 33:4 Are you struggling with discouragement or fear? Is your soul expressing doubt at the mysterious workings of your God? Be encouraged. … Continue reading

He Knows Our Frame

“’In him was life’ (Jn. 1:4). Here is the Word animating. There is no physical life in the realm of created things except in and through him. Here is the Bible answer to the problem of the origin and continuance of life in all its forms: life is given and maintained by the Word. Created … Continue reading

He Is My Great High Priest

Hebrews 4:14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet … Continue reading

He Will Keep You

When Christ died, he secured for his people not only new hearts but new security. He will not let them turn from him. He will keep them. They will persevere. The blood of the covenant guarantees it. -John Piper I will make with them an everlasting covenant, that I will not turn away from doing … Continue reading

Is The Resurrection Important?

The resurrection of Christ, then, is necessary to prove and show that his payment for sin was full and final. He finished paying sin’s penalty! He rose from the dead!" -Bruce Ware, Big Truths for Young Hearts When Christ was raised from the dead, it was God’s declaration of approval of Christ’s work of redemption. … Continue reading

Happy Good Friday!

Today we celebrate the BEST DAY! The day when Jesus Christ gave Himself as a ransom, a sacrifice, a propitiation for our sins. The day when He took the punishment and penalty for every single sin that we (if you are a Christian) have committed and will ever commit. That glorious day that He took … Continue reading

Money, Contentment, Anxiety, & Fear

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and [3] we cannot take anything out of the world. … Continue reading

So Great Is His Steadfast Love

Psalm 103:1 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, 3 who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast … Continue reading

Pleasant Places

The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup;     you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;     indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. I bless the LORD who gives me counsel;     in the night also my heart instructs me. I have set the LORD always before me; … Continue reading

Cords of Kindness

Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk; I took them up by their arms, but they did not know that I healed them. I led them with cords of kindness, with the bands of love, and I became to them as one who eases the yoke on their jaws, and I bent down … Continue reading

Trouble Trusting?

Duet. 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you. Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for … Continue reading