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Rejoice in the Lord!

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! ... Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. —Philippians 4:4, 6

True Forgiveness

You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. —Genesis 50:20

Who Gets the Credit?

 

But Mordecai found out about the plot and told Queen Esther, who in turn reported it to the king, giving credit to Mordecai. —Esther 2:22

Seek His Esteem

This is the one I esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word. —Isaiah 66:2

Sometimes God Says ‘Stay’

Whenever the cloud lifted from above the tabernacle, they would set out; but if the cloud did not lift, they did not set out—until the day it lifted. —Exodus 40:36-37

The Key to Faith

How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God? —John 5:44

The Purpose of a Thorn in the Flesh

To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh. —2 Corinthians 12:7

Faith to Move Into Action

By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned. —Hebrews 11:29

God Has a Plan

I know, O Lord, that a man's life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps. —Jeremiah 10:23

Grace for the Moment

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. —Matthew 6:34

The Path to Joy

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. —Psalm 143:10

Why He Hides From Us

Verily thou art a God that hidest thyself, O God of Israel, the Saviour. —Isaiah 45:15, KJV

God Wants Your Worship

And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise? —Matthew 21:16, KJV

The Difference Between Trials and Temptations

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. —James 1:13-14, NAS

Dignifying the Trial

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. —James 1:2-3

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