Be Transformed 

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Romans 12:2…

Grace Freely Given 

But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions - it is by grace you have been saved. (Ephesians 2:4-5 NIV) 

In this…

Equipped for Battle 

Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he…

Our Thought Life 

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things. (Philippians 4:8 NIV) 

God has given…

Forgive One Another

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you…

Peace Be With You 

While the two were telling them this, suddenly the Lord himself stood among them and said to then, "Peace be with you." (Luke 24:36 GNT) 

After Jesus was resurrected, He appeared before the disciples and said, "Peace to you!". His…

When Our Faith is Tested 

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 
for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 
And let steadfastness have its full effect, 
that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in…

Safe in God's Presence 

My times are in your hands; 
deliver me from the hands of my enemies, 
from those who pursue me. (Psalm 31:15 NIV) 

We have many birds in our neighborhood. It is such a joy to see them flitting about without…

Sing for Joy to the LORD 

Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; 
let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation 
(Psalm 95:1 NIV) 

How wonderful it is that we have such a creative God. He has given each of us specific…

Feast on God's Word 

Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; 
meditate on it day and night, 
so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. 
Then you will be prosperous and successful. 
(Joshua 1:8 NIV) 

There are…

God is Our Safe Place 

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; 
and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. 
When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned' 
the flames will not set…

Salvation is Found in No One Else 

Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12 NIV) 

God's love is amazing! He knew that we would need Him to receive…