Tag Archives: stress

Seen vs. Unseen; October 10, 2018


2 Corinthians 5:7 We live by faith, not by sight. Here Paul is restating what he had just said at the end of the previous chapter. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is … Continue reading

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Stress; September 15, 2017


Nehemiah 5:13 At this the whole assembly said, “Amen,” and praised the Lord. And the people did as they had promised. What a refreshing statement! It is a sad commentary on human nature that it is noteworthy when people do … Continue reading

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December 14, 2016


Luke 1:74-75 … to rescue us from the hand of our enemies, and to enable us to serve him without fear in holiness and righteousness before him all our days. The ideas in these two verses are so intertwined that … Continue reading

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October 5, 2016


Mark 6:46 After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. Praying by Himself was obviously a fairly common practice for Jesus. Even so, the disciples must have wondered at His sending them across the lake without Him. … Continue reading

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June 20, 2016


Psalm 31:14-15 But I trust in you, O Lord; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hands. This is the perfect pivot from the complaints of verses 9-13. Open confessions of faith are generally quite helpful, … Continue reading

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July 8, 2015


Psalm 31:23-24 Love the Lord, all his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord. Life is filled with all sorts of … Continue reading

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December 15, 2014


Isaiah 7:2 Now the house of David was told, “Aram has allied itself with Ephraim”; so the hearts of Ahaz and his people were shaken, as the trees of the forest are shaken by the wind. I don’t know that … Continue reading

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