The lens of hope

… we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been…

Hope that holds me

When you sit enthroned under the shadow of Shaddai, you are hidden in the strength of God Most High. He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me, the only God for me, and my great confidence. Psalm 91:1-2 TPT Psalm 91, the Psalm often used as a prayer of protection, brings…

Until then – Agape Part 6

We are on the sixth and final post of dissecting 1 Corinthians 13. I hope, if you have not read all of the posts, you will take a few moments to do so. There is so much in this chapter that we have only graced the surface of, but hopefully we dug enough to entice…

Agape chapter – Agape Part 2

Over the next five posts, we will continue to digest 1 Corinthians 13. There is so much in this chapter that we will only grace the surface of, but hopefully we will dig enough to entice you to read it with fresh eyes and help you go deeper on your own. We find love, agape…

Certainty

During this continued time of quarantine and isolation to best stop the spread of COVID-19, it is hard to not feel lonely and anxious. Does it feel like your foundation has been shaken? Are you having a difficult time in this constant uncertainty? Photo by Ryzn from Pexels I want to remind you this day… You are not…

Easter Saturday

Mourn o hearts Jesus has died It seems all Hope is lost Grief weighs heavy Pride reigns in the hearts of the persecutors Steady o hearts In between the cross and the resurrection Jesus’ body lay amidst linen and stone Jesus’ followers weep & wail The guards ensure no disturbance Wait o hearts Do not…

A living hope

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. 1 Peter 1:3-4 NIV

My great confidence

When you sit enthroned under the shadow of Shaddai, you are hidden in the strength of God Most High. He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me, the only God for me, and my great confidence. // Psalm 91:1-2 TPT

Back to himself

We never saw this coming. Every single one of us is affected. Things could look bleak. Yet… there is good in the unknown. Today we sit in “social distancing” mode, actively waiting to see how the Coronavirus/COVID-19 will spread. Each day it gets worse, yet with practical steps like good hygiene and not gathering in…

While I breath

While I breath, I hope. I cannot imagine going through each day – whether full of joy, wracked with stress or heavy with sorrow – without hope. HOPE // transitive verb1 : to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment 2 : to expect with confidence : TRUST With God, there is always hope. God…