It seems appropriate to share a verse on thankfulness as we celebrate thanksgiving this week. Psalm 107:1 says, "Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!" No matter what trial you are facing, I always think it's so...

In Psalm 68 David reminds us of God's glory and power. We will all face trials and hardships, but this passage shows that God will continue to stay by our side to protect and defend us. Psalm 68:5 says, "To the fatherless he is a...

Luke 18 hits home for me because it is a parable on the persistence of prayer, and when I think of our prayers for babies, persistence is the word that comes to mind. The chapter starts off with Jesus encouraging the apostles to keep praying, to never...

Does your situation look hopeless? Guess what? So did Abraham's! Today, I am continuing from where I left off last week in Romans 4. Romans 4:18 says, "Against all odds, when it looked hopeless, Abraham believed the promise and expected God to fulfill it."  The...

In Genesis, God promised Abraham not only that he would be the father of many nations, but that his descendants (which includes us) would be blessed. Romans 4:17 talks about this promise being fulfilled and says, "That's what the Scripture means when it says: "I...

If you are struggling with your faith, I highly recommend reading Hebrews 11, known as the faith chapter. I am not sure how I have made it 106 weeks without sharing Hebrews 11:6, but now is the time! It says, "And without faith it is impossible...

Romans 12 packs a powerful punch. Verses 9-21 remind us how to have transformed relationships including being devoted to others, speaking blessings over others, and living in harmony. Romans 12:15 states, "Rejoice with those who rejoice, and mourn with those who mourn." This world would look much...

In John 13, Jesus had an important lesson to teach his disciples. The context of the chapter takes place one night before His death and although Jesus knew He would be betrayed and disowned by those who walked closest to Him, He still chose to love...

The story of Jacob running from Esau is revealed throughout Genesis 28. In Genesis 28:15, the Lord speaks the following words to Jacob, "I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I...

Today I'm sharing my 103rd verse, Psalm 43:5. The Psalmist in this Psalm goes from a state of depression to a proclamation of praise.The Passion translation of Psalm 43:5 says, "Then I will say to my soul, don't be discouraged, don't be disturbed, For I...