Category Archives: Difficulties

My Refuge, My Shield, and My Hope!

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your word. ~ Psalm 119:114, NKJV ~ Life got more difficult mid-December, and continues today, but God has been and “is a refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble,” as Psalm 46:1 … Continue reading

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A Surpassing “Weight of Glory”

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. ~ 2 Corinthians 4:16 (NKJV) ~ My body is “taking a beating” as the Lord works on the pottery wheel to … Continue reading

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The Former Things; A Prayer for The New Things (of 2018)

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. ~ Psalm 46:1 ~ And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:19 ~ If it hadn’t been for … Continue reading

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“Is Anything Too Hard for the LORD?”

Is anything too hard for the LORD? ~ Genesis 18:14 ~ The storms of life either deepen our love for and walk with Jesus, or they cause us to abandon Him. It’s where we discover our true character and whether we truly … Continue reading

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Finding Comfort in Grief

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Storms of Life

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.  ~ Romans 15:4 ~ I thought that having all the “Be strong and courageous” lesson in one … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous, Part 3: Faith and Trust Grow

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: . . . ~ Psalm 23:1-3a ~ Preface When life takes an unexpected … Continue reading

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