A Time Will Come

Scripture “Nevertheless, the time will come when I will heal Jerusalem’s wounds and give it prosperity and true peace.” ~Jeremiah 33:6, NLT Quote “The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.” ~Martin Luther I have deep admiration for Jeremiah the…

I Want A Divorce

Scripture Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart; I am pure and free from sin”? ~Proverbs 20:9, NLT Quote A hungry dog had rather part with a T-bone steak than an unregenerate man part with his sin. ~Ray dis Comfort Solomon said,  Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins [Ecclesiastes…

Dead Hopes

Scripture But we had been hoping that He was to be the liberator of Israel. ~Luke 24:21, REB Quote When the LORD closes one door, He often opens another that leads to something much greater. ~Lloyd C. Douglas It was God who created us with the capacity to dream and dream we do. There is…

Hope Deferred

Scripture Hope deferred makes the heart sick; a wish come true is a tree of life. ~Proverbs 13:12, REB Quote There is a huge difference between loneliness and solitude. Solitude is a choice we make; loneliness is the feeling of being left out or forgotten. ~Charles L. Allen I looked up some synonyms for ‘deferred’…

Hope For The Helpless

Scripture We exult in our present suffering, because we know that suffering is a source of endurance, and endurance of approval and approval leads to hope. ~Romans 5:3-4, REB Quote It is history that teaches us to HOPE. ~Robert E. Lee Our subject is HOPE but notice the things that come before hope: The REB…

Is There Hope?

Scripture The Lord showed me a valley of dry bones, and everywhere I looked I saw bones that were dried out. He said, “Ezekiel, son of man, can these bones come back to life?” ~Ezekiel 37:2-3, CEV Quote Most, if not all that we see happening in the world today, has been prophesied in the…

A Merry Heart Works Like Medicine

Scripture A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. ~Proverbs 22:17, CSB Quote Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement: nothing can be accomplished without HOPE. ~Hellen Keller When I moved my office a couple of years ago, I just put everything boxes and moved it but I still have not gone…

Hope For The Hopeless

Scripture “For I know the plans I have for you” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration ​— ​“plans for your well-being, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” ~Jeremiah 29:11 {CSB} Quote Everyone needs something to look forward to–We call this HOPE! ~Ya’akov Your present circumstance may be less than ideal but I am sure…

Certain Hope

Scripture This certain hope of being saved is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls, connecting us with God Himself behind the sacred curtains of heaven. ~Hebrews 6:19, LNT Quote “My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus blood and righteousness.” ~Edward Mote There are two word pictures in the text: that of…

Childlike Faith

Scripture Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child rests aganist his mother, my soul is like a weaned child within me. ~Psalm 131:2, NASB Quote “Hope is never ill when faith is well.” ~John Bunyan This is a very short Psalm written by David but it is packed with liberating…