Tag Archives: Trust

Refuge Amidst Rough Stretches of Life’s Path

The Lord is good,     a strong refuge when trouble comes.     He is close to those who trust in him. Nahum 1:7 (NLT) Life’s journey takes each one of us through many different emotional terrains. Mountaintop passes offer breathtaking vistas. They are wonderful … Continue reading

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Living in the Mystery

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;     do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do,     and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) I ran into a … Continue reading

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A Very Different Economy

Chapter-a-Day Genesis 15 And Abram believed the Lord, and the Lord counted him as righteous because of his faith. Genesis 15:6 (NLT) We live in a world where credit is earned. We work. We put in our time. We show … Continue reading

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Swimming Against the Tide of Circumstance

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 57 My heart is confident in you, O God;     my heart is confident.     No wonder I can sing your praises! Psalm 57:7 (NLT) According to the liner notes at the beginning of Psalm 57, David wrote these lyrics … Continue reading

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Blow Ye Winds of Fortune! (and Fear Not)

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 46 God is our refuge and strength,     always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come     and the mountains crumble into the sea. Let the oceans roar and foam.     Let the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 21

The king rejoices in your strength, Lord. Psalm 21:1 I’ve been thinking a lot about leadership lately as I seek God’s help in molding me into a more capable leader. This past week I’ve been personally disappointed by two different … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Proverbs 23

The father of godly children has cause for joy.        What a pleasure to have children who are wise. Proverbs 23:24 (NLT)  I once worked with a pastor whose children were going through a rowdy, rebellious phase. One of the more … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Proverbs 3

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;       do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do,       and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) I was inspired back in my college … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Ezra 1

In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia—this fulfilled the Message of God preached by Jeremiah—God prodded Cyrus king of Persia to make an official announcement throughout his kingdom. Ezra 1:1-3 (MSG) As I write this post, the newspaper headlines … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 31

Then God commanded Joshua son of Nun saying, “Be strong. Take courage. You will lead the People of Israel into the land I promised to give them. And I’ll be right there with you.” Deuteronomy 31:23 (MSG) The company that … Continue reading

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