Rest in God’s Presence

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. – Psalm 23:1 God is your Provider. Whatever your needs may be, He has promised to take care of you. In Psalm 23, David thinks back over the many times he needed God’s help and the Lord provided for him. There were moments—especially when he was on the run from King Saul—when …

The Power of Praise

O Lord, the God of our fathers . . . Power and might are in Your hand. . . . We are powerless before this great multitude . . . nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You. – 2 Chronicles 20:6,12 In this passage we read that the nation of Judah had just received horrible …

How Do You Give?

“A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury; for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in …

All Things Working Together

God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. – Romans 8:28 A car’s rearview mirror shows you only what is behind you. If you don’t watch the road in front of you but only stare into the mirror, you will be headed for an accident. You …

God Uses Suffering

I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need. – Philippians 4:12 The apostle Paul doesn’t stop writing at the conclusion of the Scripture above. He continued and penned one of the most popular lines in the Word of God, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Many of …