Wait, Hope, Believe

Psalm 27 14

 

Verse of the Day:  Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.

 

We’re not always good at waiting, it’s just our nature.  We get impatient, frustrated and start to doubt God’s will in our lives.  Instead we need to be confident in God’s love for us.  We need to wait on the Lord’s timing, hope in His mercy and believe in His promises!

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A Soul on Fire

2 Timothy 1 6

 

Verse of the Day:  2 Timothy 1:6

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands.

 

A soul on fire for Jesus is a heart that has moved from knowing who God is to having a personal relationship with God.  It’s a soul that’s passionate about sharing the Word of God and the love of God with hurting people.  Be sure to keep your flame fanned by using the gifts God has given you to help bring salvation and hope to the lost.

Getting Through Dark Days

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Verse of the Day:  Psalm 43:5

Why, my soul, are you downcast?  Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

 

Life is not always sunshine and flowers.  There are days when bad things happen, days when sadness creeps in and there are days when we just feel lonely.  In these times, you need to lift your head toward God and give praise to your Savior. God loves you more than you will ever know. Thank Him for all the good in your life.  Put your hope in God and rely on Him to get you through even the darkest of days.

For God’s Purpose

Romans 6 13

 

Verse of the Day:  Romans 6:13

Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.

 

If you have been born again, you have a new identity in Christ and you are no longer a slave to sin. Because you have been set free you can now offer yourself to God, both body and soul, as an instrument of faith, joy, hope, peace and love to be used for His purpose.

Hope

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Verse of the Day:  Jeremiah 17:7

Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD.

 

Hope is confidence in God’s love. Hope is the expectation of a future with God.  Hope is the optimism you have in knowing that no matter what may come God will get you through it.  Hope is the anticipation of drawing closer to God. Hope is the assurance you have in knowing that with God all things are possible.  Hope is a blessing from God.

Faith

Hebrews 11 1

 

Verse of the Day:  Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

 

Faith is believing in and completely trusting in the one true God, His Word and His promises.  It is the foundation and firm belief in the power, faithfulness and love of God.  Faith is what helps us get through life knowing that by accepting Jesus Christ as our Savior and by the power of the resurrection someday we will be in heaven with God for all eternity.

My Helper

Psalm 54 4

 

Verse of the Day:  Psalm 54:4

Behold, God is my helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.

 

Throughout the Bible there are stories of people who were in difficult situations but they made it through because they trusted in the Lord. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He helps those who put their faith, hope and trust in Him. Confidently look to God for help in all circumstances.