Don’t Throw It All Away

So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you! 36 Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised. Hebrews 10:35-36 (NLT) God is not slack concerning His promises to…

Hang on in there…

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.  Galatians  6:9 NIV I know things are not going the way you planned. I know that you thought you would be farther along by now. I know that you are anxious…

Only Today Matters

 “Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes. Matthew 6:34 (MSG) Whatever it is you have been attempting to conquer, take it step by…

It’s Not Over…

Keep your head up! It is not over yet. Trust in the Lord and do good.  Then you will live safely in the land and prosper.  4 Take delight in the Lord,   and he will give you your heart’s desires.  5 Commit everything you do to the Lord.  Trust him, and he will help you. Psalm 37:3-5 (NLT) I speak…

There’s Always Hope!

We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they are good for us—they help us learn to be patient. 4 And patience develops strength of character in us and helps us trust God more each time we use it until finally our hope and faith are strong and steady….

It’s On The Way

And let us not get tired of doing what is right, for after a while we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t get discouraged and give up. Galatians 6:9 (TLB) I know it is difficult to keep believing God when you can not see what He is doing.  You have been praying,…

Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone

It happened that four lepers were sitting just outside the city gate. They said to one another, “What are we doing sitting here at death’s door? If we enter the famine-struck city we’ll die; if we stay here we’ll die. So let’s take our chances in the camp of Aram and throw ourselves on their…

You are not a quitter..

  You are not a quitter! Defy the odds and keep it moving! I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Ephesians 3:16 (NLT) Grace and Peace be upon you today, Mary

Trust Issues

Psalm 46:10a (NLT) “Be still, and know that I am God! Be still; these two words are not always comforting to a rescuer like me. It is hard sitting back and watching the ones you love suffer. Feelings of helplessness begin to take a hold of me as I sit back wanting to reach out and…

Be an Overcomer

  Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.      Hebrews 12:1-2 (NLT) “Once upon…