December 13: “Do You Trust God or Fear People?”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Obadiah 1:1-21 Revelation 4:1-11 Psalm 132:1-18 Proverbs 29:24-25 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 29:25 (CSB): “The fear of mankind is a snare, but the one who trusts in the LORD is protected.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Our Verse for Today calls us to reflect seriously on […]

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The Primary Way to Achieve Inner Peace

Are you anxious? Afraid? Stressed? There certainly may be compounding factors that require some extra attention. Sometimes, counseling or even medication may be required. But, all things being equal, the Bible gives us the simple, primary answer for these maladies. Isaiah 26:3-4 (CSB) “You will keep the mind that is dependent on you in perfect […]

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One Remedy for the Fear of Man

To one extent or another, virtually everyone has a fear of mankind. Maybe it shows up as stage-fright. Someone doesn’t want to do something public for fear that they will make a fool of themselves and others will watch and judge and maybe laugh. Maybe it shows up as the fear of stepping out to […]

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The answer to anxiety

DAILY BIBLE READING: 1 Chronicles 1:1–2:17  Acts 23:11-35  Psalm 3:1-8  Proverbs 18:14-15 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY: Psalm 3:5-6 (CSB) “I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me. I will not be afraid of thousands of people who have taken their stand against me on every side.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Anxiety […]

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On wings and spiritual things

TODAY’S BIBLE READING:Numbers 26:52-28:15Luke 3:1-22Psalm 61:1-8Proverbs 11:16-17BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:“I will dwell in your tent forever and take refuge under the shelter of your wings.” (Psalm 61:4 – CSB)REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):King David was belittled when he was young. When the prophet Samuel showed up to anoint the next king of Israel, David’s own father […]

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Why we MUST pray "with thanksgiving" if we are anxious

Have you ever been anxious? Of course you have. We’ve all been there. Maybe it occurs when you pay bills at the kitchen table with the knowledge that there simply isn’t enough money. Maybe it happened when you were sitting in a waiting room as a loved one was undergoing surgery down the hall. Maybe […]

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