Wildfires raging out of control in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Catastrophic record-breaking flooding in Texas. Severe threats from Irma across Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. How can you find peace when you lift up your eyes and all you see is orange sky and smoke-covered sun? When you wade through chest-high water to find […]
We’ve been talking about seeking physical healing lately, and have covered the basic means God has provided for us to seek it. But what if we do all those things, and yet God chooses not to heal us? We may be persistent and passionate in our prayers. We may remain strong in belief, sound in doctrine, […]
When you feel hopeless or helpless… When you feel utterly alone… When your heart breaks… When you shrink under fear… When you almost drown in grief… When you fall down again and again… When you can’t see the light… When you’re blinded by the pain… When you need courage, refuge, hope… Look to Jesus. He […]
Who is your God? (click here to read part 1) Our view of God colors our view of circumstances, of people, and of life itself. So what is your view of God? And how does it compare to what God Himself says He is? Let’s look at a few attributes of God which are detailed in His […]
It’s a blessing to have friends to help out when your own load is a little too heavy. And it’s an extra-special blessing when those friends are firmly planted in God’s Word and able to share His timeless wisdom and life-giving encouragement. Barefoot Hippie Girl is one of those friends, and I’m honored to share her […]
If you need extra encouragement today, spend some time in Psalm 63. Meditate on it. Pray it back to God. Let it be your heart’s cry to your Savior. Cling to Him. And find comfort in the shadow of His wings. Read Psalm 63 Share with me! What’s your favorite Psalm of comfort?
I’ve always loved Psalm 23. There’s so much comfort packed into 6 little verses. It’s beautiful and reassuring, but it also reminds us where our focus should be. It puts this life into perspective. The LORD is your shepherd. The one who spoke our universe into existence, the great King of Kings and Lord of […]