The Promises Of God

“ And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires.” – 2 Peter 2:4. Not many things are more comforting than a promise made and kept. And not many…

Are You Discouraged

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”  –  Joshua 1:9 (NIV).  The Bible has a lot to say about discouragement. Many great men and women in the Bible had to deal with discouragement such as…

Rebuilding Our Walls

“So on October 2 the wall was finished—just fifty-two days after we had begun.” – Nehemiah 6:15.    After Hurricane Michael, many homeowners were faced with the decision to rebuild or start from scratch. Rebuilds are generally much bigger projects so starting over would often be the most economical choice. But sometimes starting over is…