Tag archive: hope

Beyond A Bad Day

Beyond A Bad Day

When all I can do is hold onto the hope I have in Christ as everything else seems to have failed. Psalm 137:1-9 Reference: “By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.” Psalm‬ ‭137:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Life is not always easy and I have plenty of bad days. But there…

Unholy Discontent

Unholy Discontent

I wish we had a better house. I wish I had more friends… Psalm 131:1-3 Reference: “But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.” Psalm‬ ‭131:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Bill Hybels speaks of Holy Discontent. That dissatisfaction we see in the…

It’s Always There

It's Always There

Nothing compares to the sweet, melted goodness only chocolate can produce Genesis 39:7-23 Reference: And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her. Genesis 39:10 NIV  Explore: It’s rare for a day to go by without me thinking about chocolate. Yes, you read correctly……

Small Steps

Small Steps

The first goal might just be getting out of bed early Genesis 21:8-21 Reference: Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.” (‭Genesis‬ ‭21‬:‭18‬ NIV) Explore: I was recently reading an article to help people start an exercise routine. I was surprised at how simple…

A Lifetime Of Seasons

A Lifetime Of Seasons

Some seasons are amazing, whereas some seasons seem filled with trials. Genesis 19:30-38 Reference: Lot and his two daughters left Zoar and settled in the mountains, for he was afraid to stay in Zoar. He and his two daughters lived in a cave. (‭Genesis‬ ‭19‬:‭30‬ NIV) Explore:  Our life is a collection of seasons. Some…

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