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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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 19: “Strength In Trials”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 39:1–40:27 James 2:18–3:18 Psalm 118:1-18 Proverbs 28:2 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Psalm 118:5-9 (CSB): “I called to the LORD in distress; the LORD answered me and put me in a spacious place. The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid. What can a mere […]

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October 7: “Relying Upon Jesus’ Strength To Do the Impossible”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Jeremiah 8:8–9:26 Colossians 3:1-17 Psalm 78:32-55 Proverbs 24:27 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Colossians 3:13 (CSB): “bearing with one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a grievance against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you are also to forgive.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE […]

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August 8: “The Value of Gray Hair”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezra 7:1–8:20 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Psalm 30:1-12 Proverbs 20:28-30 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 20:29 (CSB) “The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is gray hair.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): In our Verse for Today, we see that Solomon […]

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Sermon: “Five Activities of a Strong Jesus-Follower” (2 Timothy 2:3-7)

The irony of so many contemporary Christian lives is that we have access to the very resurrection power of Jesus Christ … and yet we leave defeated lives. In last week’s sermon, we considered how it is that we tap into that divine power. In this week’s sermon, we considered what we are to do […]

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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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How to develop strength and courage

DAILY BIBLE READING:Deuteronomy 34:1 – Joshua 2:24Luke 13:22-14:6Psalm 79:1-13Proverbs 12:26BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Joshua 1:6-9 6 “Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. 7 Above all, be strong and very courageous to observe carefully the whole instruction my servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn […]

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