Posts Tagged ‘trust’

Are You Fully Trusting God?

“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received…There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all…

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Willingness to Pay the Price

“But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon — Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego — who pay no attention to you, O king.  They neither serve your gods nor worship the image of gold you have set up.” (Daniel 3:12) Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego were three young men…

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Emotions Before Faith

“For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) Do you really believe this? If so, why do you get so anxious and try to help God out with His plan for us?…

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I Am Living Securely

“To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy — to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen.” (Jude 1:24-25) Do you ever have…

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But What About “What’s His Name?”

“Jesus answered, ‘If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” (John 21:22) In one of the post resurrection appearances of Jesus, we find Him alone on the shore where He had first called His fishermen. The miraculous catch of Galilean fish is met with…

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Believing God’s Word

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and the attitudes of the heart.” – Hebrews 4:12 (NIV) Something I hear all the time is that people want to know the will of God.…

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It’s Time to Step Up and Follow

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”  (John 8:12) “I have decided to follow Jesus; The world behind me, the cross before me; No turning back, No turning back.” (Lyrics from…

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Waiting with Anticipation and Expectation

“I wait for the Lord, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than the watchmen for the morning; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning, O Israel, hope in the Lord; For with the Lord there is loving kindness, And with Him is…

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Divine Direction

“When the cloud remained over the tabernacle a long time, the Israelites obeyed the Lord’s order and did not set out. Sometimes the cloud was over the tabernacle only a few days; at the Lord’s command they would encamp, and then at his command they would set out.” (Numbers 9:19-20) If you’re like me, you don’t like to…

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Made to Lie Down

“He makes me lie down in green pastures…” (Psalm 23:2) Have you ever been made to “lie down?” I mean really…Have you ever had a situation where it appeared you were led to stop what you were doing and were forced to stay in one place? Not just any place, mind you, but a perfect…

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