Day After Day He Bears Our Burdens

May the Lord be praised!
Day after day He bears our burdens;
God is our salvation.

-Psalm 68:19

We carry heavy loads upon our shoulders, don’t we? Even when we manage to finally place them down, like we’ve finally gotten … Read more

God Will Not Leave You

The Lord is the One who will go before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.

-Deuteronomy 31:8

God’s presence dwells with us always. John 1:14 says, … Read more

Still Before God

He will bring you quietness with His love.

-Zephaniah 3:17

We are a people who like to accomplish things by doing. We like To-Do lists. We like to check off boxes. We feel a sense of purpose when we see … Read more

Jesus Christ is Immanuel–God With Us

The Word became flesh
and took up residence among us.
We observed His glory,
the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father,
full of grace and truth.

-John 1:14

I remember being a teenager and this thought … Read more

Even When We Don’t Feel It, God is With Us

Happy are the people who know the joyful shout;
Yahweh, they walk in the light of Your presence.
They rejoice in Your name all day long,
and they are exalted by Your righteousness.
For You are their magnificent strength;
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Great is God’s Faithfulness

His mercies never end.
They are new every morning;
great is Your faithfulness!

-Lamentations 3:22-23

Each new day, we can praise God for His faithfulness. His presence will dwell with us always. “Even when I go through the darkest valley,Read more

Leaving the Dust Bunnies Behind

Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.

-James 4:8

I love this promise from God’s word in the Book of James. If I draw near to God, He will draw near to me. Stated another way, … 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

God’s Presence Makes All the Difference (Weekend Devotional)

“How will it be known that I and Your people have found favor in Your sight unless You go with us? I and Your people will be distinguished by this from all the other people on the face of the Read more