October 21: “Trusting to Develop Confidence”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Kings 22 Thessalonians 2Daniel 6Psalms 112-113 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 112:7 (CSB): “He will not fear bad news; his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): We all know what fear is. And we know what it’s like to be […]

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August 9: “Courage Sometimes Requires a Champion”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings If you want to listen to this blog post on my new podcast, simply click the following link … or continue reading below. Today’s Bible Reading: Ruth 2Acts 27Jeremiah 37Psalms 10 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 27:34-36 (CSB): “‘So I urge you to take some food. For this is for […]

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June 29: “How to Be Strong and Courageous”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 1Psalm 120-122Isaiah 61Matthew 9 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Joshua 1:6-9 (CSB): “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction my […]

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June 15: “Contagious, Courageous Christianity”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 20Psalms 107Isaiah 47Revelation 17 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Deuteronomy 20:8 (CSB): “The officers will continue to address the army and say, ‘Is there any man who is afraid or cowardly? Let him leave and return home, so that his brothers won’t lose heart as he did.’” […]

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10 Bible Passages to Combat Anxiety

If I am fearful and anxious, it didn’t come from God. Instead, He offers me the mental habits of a confident, happy, peaceful life. 2 Timothy 1:7 (CSB): “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.”   I will pray instead of worrying so that […]

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April 20: “Strength and Courage Come From Trusting the Lord”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 24 Psalms 31 Ecclesiastes 7 2 Timothy 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Be strong, and let your heart be courageous, all you who put your hope in the Lord.” Psalm 31:24 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): When our three sons were much younger, there were […]

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November 26: “Courageous Resolve to Worship God”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Daniel 2:24–3:30 1 Peter 4:7–5:14 Psalm 119:81-96 Proverbs 28:15-16 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Daniel 3:17-18 (CSB): “If the God we serve exists, then he can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and he can rescue us from the power of you, the king. But even […]

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September 12: “A Cure for Fear”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Isaiah 10:1–11:16 2 Corinthians 12:11-21 Psalm 56:1-13 Proverbs 23:6-8 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Psalm 56:3–4 (CSB): “When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” […]

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April 10: “How to Be Strong and Courageous”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Deuteronomy 34:1—Joshua 2:24 Luke 13:22–14:6 Psalm 79:1-13 Proverbs 12:26 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Joshua 1:6-9 (CSB): “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction […]

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