Tag Archives: assurance

Knowing God; February 17, 2018


Jeremiah 24:7 “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart.” Here we have … Continue reading

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Belonging; February 6, 2018


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. Everyone has a fundamental need to be acknowledged, to … Continue reading

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Fear; January 22, 2018


Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Probably every person alive … Continue reading

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Anxiety; September 24, 2017


Job 3:25-26 “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me. I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but only turmoil.” One of the important characteristics of Job is his honesty. He … Continue reading

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God’s Righteousness; September 18, 2017


Nehemiah 9:8 “You have kept your promise because you are righteous.” Most of this chapter is a recounting of Israel’s history, and this statement to the Lord is at the foundation of it all. The Jews here are proclaiming that … Continue reading

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God’s Instruments; July 23, 2017


2 Kings 4:30 But the child’s mother said, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So he got up and followed her. This story illustrates something that is very common, but which … Continue reading

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Boasting; July 19, 2017


1 Kings 20:11 The king of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.’ ” Now that’s a snappy comeback! It was obviously a proverb of the day, but … Continue reading

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