Hang On, Keep On!

Revelation 3:21 – To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne. The dictionary meaning of ‘perseverance’ is continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition, obstacles and setbacks. Perseverance is not giving…

Sink or Walk?

Matthew 14:31 (NKJV) – And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” Jesus sent His disciples in the boat. The disciples had just witnessed one of the most stupendous miracles where Jesus fed five thousand people with just five loaves of barley and two…

Choose to Remember

Psalm 106:7 (NKJV) – Our fathers in Egypt did not understand Your wonders; They did not remember the multitude of Your mercies, but rebelled by the sea—the Red Sea. The psalmist in the above verse is confessing the sin of the entire Israelite nation. The Lord had brought His people out of Egypt with many…

Choose to Stand

Isaiah 43:17-18 – “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? Lord as into this new year I step My heart is heavy, my feet are cold. I, Lord, tend to worry and to…

CPR for a Believer

2 Chronicles 20:3-5 Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set his face to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. 4 And Judah assembled to seek help from the Lord; from all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord. 5 And Jehoshaphat stood in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of the Lord, before the new…

Come Away With Me

Mark 6:31-32 (NIV): Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, He said to them, “Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place.  Social distancing! In the face of…

Just Trust Me

Matthew 6:25-27 (NIV) – “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or…