Blog Posts | Promises

Living with Open Hands (Pro 3:9-10)

| Feb 2, 2014

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Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.—Proverbs 3:9-10 At first glance, it may be easy to stash these words away in the category of “tithing.” The mention of first fruits, that […]

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Fear Not That Which is Frightening (Isa 43:1-3)

| Jan 6, 2014

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…Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I […]

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The Inexhaustible Power of our God

| Dec 16, 2013

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Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.—Ephesians 3:20-21 As we memorize these words from Ephesians 3:20-21, consider how […]

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Why Your Spending Shapes Your Heart

| Oct 14, 2013

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Notice with me the many words Jesus uses in this passage to highlight the importance of the location of our values. I have bolded such words for your convenience. Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, […]

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Quit Horsing Around

| Oct 2, 2013

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I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you.— Psalm 32:8–9 When we feel confused about what […]

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Hearing the One Who Helps Us

| Jul 22, 2013

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Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel, who have been borne by me from before your birth, carried from the womb; even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry […]

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