Pursue Peace with Everyone

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness—without it no one will see the Lord.

-Hebrews 12:14

It is overwhelmingly hard to deal with difficult people. Difficult people don’t want to accept help, even when help is offered to them. Difficult people … Read more

In Trials, We Need the Lord’s Peace

May the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

-2 Thessalonians 3:16

In times of trial, fear, and uncertainty, what we really need is the peace of the Lord … Read more

God is Good

The following is a devotional taken from my book 90 Devotions to Encourage Your Heart. You can find it here on Amazon.com.

They will tremble with awe because of all the good and all the peace I will bring about Read more

Surrender and Peace, Power and Glory

“I am the Lord’s slave,” said Mary. “May it be done to me according to your word.” Then the angel left her.

-Luke 1:38

We see one of the most remarkable attitudes toward God in Mary, the mother of Jesus. … Read more

Complete Trust in God

Your strength will lie in quiet confidence.

-Isaiah 30:15

Take some time to meditate on God’s Word to us in Isaiah 30:15–“Your strength will lie in quiet confidence.” When we go through long seasons of spiritual battles, we get … Read more

Finding Peace In the Chaos

I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world.

-John 16:33

It took me a long time to realize a very … Read more

To Laugh At the Time to Come

Strength and honor are her clothing,
and she can laugh at the time to come.

Proverbs 31:25

In Proverbs 31:10-31, the traits of a virtuous and capable wife are described. There are many wonderful traits discussed, but the one that … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

A person’s insight gives him patience,
and his virtue is to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 19:11

All of us have been offended by someone else at one time or another. Those offenses can either be on the surface, or they … Read more

Joy in the Presence of the Lord

While they were traveling, He entered a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet and was listening to what He said. But Martha Read more

Mind at Peace (Weekend Devotional)

You will keep him in perfect peace,
Whose mind is stayed on You,
Because he trusts in You.

Isaiah 26:3 NKJV

I have realized the truth of this Scripture in profound ways recently. When I am worrying about something, or … Read more