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The Fear of the Lord | Psalms

The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord This poor man called, and the Lord heard him; He saved him out of all his troubles The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and He delivers them Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him Fear the

God’s Words of Life on Joy

God’s Words of Life on Joy

God’s Words of Life on Joy May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. — Romans 15:13 Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. — Psalm 97:11

God’s Words of Life on Problems

Editor’s Note: Problems. Troubles. Difficulties. We’re either right smack in the middle of a crisis, or just coming out of a difficult time… or headed into it and we don’t know it yet. For the Christian, though, we can be rooted in the Word of God and know that although He may not rescue us

God's Words Of Life For Mothers

God’s Words of Life for Mothers: On Worry

Bible Verses Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has

Underappreciated | Jesus, I Need You

When You Feel Underappreciated

Editor’s Note: Have you ever written a letter to Jesus? What other ways can you communicate with Him besides prayer? Jesus, I Need You is a collection of prayers to Jesus, written as letters. Each letter covers a topic or feeling that we all have likely been through before, helping us connect with God more intimately and encourage

The Best Answer to Prayer

The word of the Lord came to [Abraham]… “A son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.” He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars — if indeed you can count them.” Then He said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Abram believed

Hard But Good

Part 1 “One thing you lack,” [Jesus] said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor. Then come, follow me.” The man went away sad, because he had great wealth. Jesus [said], “How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!” — Mark 10:21–23 What is the hardest thing

Belonging

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. —1 John 3:1 (ESV) So what would you like for Christmas?” my father-in-law asked my seven-year-old son, Isaiah. “Come tell me.”
My little boy stood beside his grandfather’s chair. He smiled at Grandpa

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