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Joy In These Times

 Let your hope keep you joyful, be patient in your troubles, and pray at all times. 
(Romans 12:12 GNT) 

If you look at the news today, it is almost too much to bear. We have been told to expect things…

Hope Through Suffering 

Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, (Romans 5:3-4 ESV) 

In writing to the Romans, Paul says that we should rejoice in our sufferings, because…

God Is Our Hope 

Our soul waits for the Lord; he is our help and our shield.  For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name.  Let your steadfast love, O LORD, be upon us, even as we hope…

Jesus, Our Hope 

And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you. (Psalm 39:7 ESV) 

During these last few days of the Christmas season, it is appropriate to reflect on its meaning. What if Jesus had never come…

A Confident Future 

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and hope.” 
(Jeremiah 29:11 NLT) 

Jeremiah 29:11 is one of the most quoted verses…

Lead Me To The Rock

I call to you when my heart is faint. 
Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. 
(Psalm 61:2 ESV) 

One of our favorite hymns is On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand, written by Pastor Edward Mote…

God is For Us

August 7, 2019 

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 
(Romans 8:31 ESV) 

Romans 8:31 is one of our most favorite verses in the entire Bible.  It says that…

Do Not Be Afraid

July 31, 2019  

But He (Jesus) said to them, “It is I; do not be afraid.”  Then they willingly received Him into the boat,
and immediately the boat was at the land where they were going. 
(John 6: 20-21 NKJV) 

Hope Within Us

July 18, 2019 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. 
(Romans 15:13 ESV) 

Hope in our daily living is…

More Than a Sparrow

June 20, 2019

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? 
Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father's care. 
And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 
So don't be afraid…