Promises

I was reading Proverbs 19 the other day and verse 22 jumped out to me…“A man is charming when he displays tender mercies to others. And a lover of God who is poor and promises nothing is better than a rich liar who never keeps his promises.” This was one of those times when the Spirit starts… Continue reading Promises

Is God there when I am afraid?

Isaiah 41:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Whenever I consider these words a memory arises: When I was 4 or 5 I… Continue reading Is God there when I am afraid?

Psalm 125:1 – what trusting God really means

“Those that trust in the Lord are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.”  I used to read this verse and many verses like it, and come away feeling as if I would never be able to trust God enough to feel the sort of security and confidence that this verse speaks… Continue reading Psalm 125:1 – what trusting God really means