Changing Our Attitude

God is testing our attitude when we’re afflicted. We are in charge of how we react and of our attitude. Psalm 119:75 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me. When we’re afflicted, it takes effort to keep a good...

The Joy Set Before Us

James was the brother of Jesus. He was saved after Jesus was crucified and resurrected. James became a believer and was mightily used by God at Jerusalem. He said to count it joy when we’re tried so we can learn patience. James 1:1-4 James, a servant of God and of the...

Doubt

Fear and doubt work against us. Doubt: uncertainty, unsettled, lack of trust, lacking confidence. When someone starts to doubt, they’re looking at the obstacles. Doubt questions but faith gives answers. Peter walked on the water while he kept his eyes on Jesus. He...

When I’m Afraid, I Will Trust

When fear comes and we’re afraid, we have to trust in the Lord. Psalm 56:3 What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. Fear: anxiety, worry, concern because of the presence of danger or uncertainty about our safety. Babies are born with the fear of falling and of...

Discouragement

The heart is deceitful so we can’t trust our heart. We have to trust in the Lord, not in how we feel or what we see. Jeremiah 17:5-10 Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he...

Grief

For some Christmas is a happy time. This is also the time of year when there’s more depression and suicide. People that have losses have grief. Losses that cause grief come from the death of a loved one, family problems, lost job, lost health, lost hope for the...