Posted by: Anne | July 13, 2019

not hopeless

“But anyone who is alive in the world of the living has some hope; a live dog is better off than a dead lion.”
~ Ecclesiastes 9:4 Good News Translation

Stay This Way
by Jason Castro

“Just because you’re broken
Doesn’t mean you’re hopeless!
Go ahead and turn the page;
Don’t be afraid of better days…”


Read the full lyrics at:
https://www.musixmatch.com/lyrics/Jason-Castro/Stay-This-Way

Posted by: Anne | July 6, 2019

not abandoned

“Those who know your name trust you because you have not abandoned any who seek you, LORD.”
~ Psalm 9:10 Common English Bible (CEB)

This scripture is talking about more than knowing how God would like to be referred to… it talks about knowing God’s character. In a prayer to God Almighty, King David was proclaiming that those who know your character will trust in you.

Read the full commentary:
https://rainshine.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/gods-character/

See also:
https://www.groundwire.net/

Posted by: Anne | June 29, 2019

taste

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!
Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!”
~ Psalm 34:8

How do we “taste and see that the Lord is good”?
https://reasonsforhopejesus.com/taste-and-see/

Posted by: Anne | June 22, 2019

hidden

“Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.”
~ Jeremiah 33:3 ESV

“There are times in our life when we don’t know the direct outcome of our prayers, and the enemy wants us to think that God didn’t hear us or didn’t care. This is never the case, of course, even if we don’t see immediate answers or the outcomes we anticipate.”
~ Cindy Jacobs, The Power of Persistent Prayer: Praying With Greater Purpose and Passion

Posted by: Anne | June 15, 2019

pour

“Trust in Him at all times, you people;
Pour out your heart before Him;
God is a refuge for us.”
~ Psalm 62:8 New King James Version (NKJV)

A brief examination of this verse reveals a connection between “trust in God” and “pouring out our hearts” to Him in prayer. As with many aspects of faith, it’s a process: as I choose to trust God, I pour out my heart to Him. And as I pour out my heart to Him — take refuge in Him — my trust in Him grows.

Posted by: Anne | June 8, 2019

all

“I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”
~ Psalm 34:4 King James Version

Four stages, “fears,” “sought,” “heard,” “delivered.”

Read more in the commentary below:
https://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/treasury-of-david/psalms-34-4.html

Posted by: Anne | June 1, 2019

P.U.S.H.

P.U.S.H. = Praying Until Something Happens

Don’t stop praying through a tough situation. God will answer.


Read more at the article below:
https://www.guideposts.org/faith-and-prayer/prayer-stories/persistent-prayer/praying-until-something-happens

Posted by: Anne | May 25, 2019

Maybe It’s OK

Maybe It’s Ok
by We Are Messengers

If I didn’t know what it hurt like to be broken
Then how would I know what it feels like to be whole
If I didn’t know what it cuts like to be rejected
Then I wouldn’t know the joy of coming home

Maybe it’s ok if I’m not ok
‘Cause the One who holds the world is holding on to me
Maybe it’s all right if I’m not all right
‘Cause the One who holds the stars is holding my whole life


Hear the whole song and read the lyrics:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPZ9p00gOUU

Posted by: Anne | May 18, 2019

may He give you all you need

“…may He equip you with all you need for doing His will. May He produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to Him. All glory to him forever and ever! Amen.”
~ Hebrews 13 20-21 New Living Translation

Posted by: Anne | May 11, 2019

may you have life abundant

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
~ John 10:10 New International Version (NIV)

What did Jesus mean when He promised an abundant life?
Unlike a thief, the Lord Jesus does not come for selfish reasons. He comes to give, not to get. He comes that people may have life in Him that is meaningful, purposeful, joyful, and eternal.

Read more at the source:
https://www.gotquestions.org/abundant-life.html

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