Keep the Faith!

In Hebrews 3:14-19 we learn a shocking truth.  We learn that the children of God could not enter into God’s promise because of their unbelief :-( “For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end, 15...

God’s Promises

“For no matter how many promises God has made, they are "Yes" in Christ. And so through him the "Amen" is spoken by us to the glory of God.” (2 Corinthians 1:20 NIV) It is shocking when we realize in Hebrews 3:19 that many did not...

Spiritual Picture of Trust

The Hebrew word for trust is batach בתח (pronounced baw-tach’; Strong’s # 982) and means to trust in, to have confidence, to be bold.  It speaks of feeling safe and secure; to fear nothing. Reading from right to left, batach is spelled with the three Hebrew...

Spiritual Picture of “Trust”

The Hebrew word for trust is batach בתח (pronounced baw-tach’; Strong’s # 982) and means to trust in, to have confidence, to be bold.  It speaks of feeling safe and secure; to fear nothing. Reading from right to left, batach is spelled with the three Hebrew...

We Can Trust

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5) To trust in the Lord means that we trust in His personality, His character, His Divine nature.  Exodus 34:6 reveals these qualities of God as “… merciful and gracious,...

Knowing God’s Glory

"Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10a) O’ how desperately we need to know God in the midst of our trials.  I don’t know about you, but I find that trusting God is easier said than done at times.  When I’m not sleeping...

Not Without You God

“If Your Presence does not go with us, do not bring us up from here.” (Exod. 33:15) Moses was a man who wasn’t only dependent on God; he was intimate with God.  You see, in order to lean on someone you need to be close enough...

Steps to Trust

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” (Proverbs 3:5) What does trusting God and not leaning on your own understanding look like?  That was the question I tossed out there yesterday.  To say this is a difficult task...

Proverbs 3:5 to You?

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.”  (Proverbs 3:5) The Lord wants us leaning on Him in all things, always!  Seriously, think about it, all things, always, in raising our children, in doing our job, in all day...

10 Commandments for Marriage – Or Any Healthy Relationship

1. Give Up On Your Quest For A Perfect Marriage - But don’t give up you quest on marriage.  It takes work…it takes commitment. 2. Avoid Criticism - “He who guards his mouth preserves his life, But he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.” (Proverbs...