Going Through The Valley

A valley is a place between two mountains. In the valley are calamity, grief, and all kinds of problems. Lions, bears, coyotes, and lots of dangerous beasts are there. The shepherd leads us through the valley but doesn’t want us to stay there. Psalm 23:4 Yea, though I...

Keeping Courage

Courage: being brave, overcoming fear; the quality of being fearless in the face of danger, difficulty, uncertainty or fear. Joshua 1:6 Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their...

Patience And Faith For Hope

It is by patience and faith that we have hope. Hope is a confident expectation that things will be good in the future. Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might...

Hope For Depression Or Discouragement

Job was grieved and depressed that he lost his children, but he wasn’t hopeless. People feel hopeless in medical depression. Job 3:11 Why died I not from the womb? why did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the belly? Job’s first reaction to the grief was to...

Stewards Are Faithful

A steward has charge over someone else’s possessions. This is a basic principle of stewardship. I Corinthians 4:2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. We’re not our own (I Corinthians 6:20). Everything in the world belongs to...