Category Archives: Thoughts by Men

God is Doing What’s Best for Us

God is at work in each of us whether we know it or not, whether we want it or not. Lamentations 3:33 says, “He takes no pleasure in making life hard, in throwing roadblocks in the way.” He doesn’t delight … Continue reading

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Come to God Just as You Are

“God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners” Romans 5:8 (NLT). Everything that Jesus did for you, he did out of love. The Bible says that God made you … Continue reading

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The Lord will Keep You

“The Lord will keep you from all harm — he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.” Psalms 121:7-8 Thoughts on today’s verse Our lives are not lived alone. … Continue reading

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He is Sovereign

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Misconceptions about God abound. … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude gets us through the hard stuff! To reflect on your blessings is to rehearse God’s accomplishments. To rehearse God’s accomplishments is to discover his heart! To discover his heart is to discover not just good gifts but the Good … Continue reading

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Prayer in Times of Inadequacy

How do you respond when you sense the Lord is calling you to a task that seems beyond your abilities? Continue reading

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What is Your Strength

“Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Pain

Your greatest ministry will flow out of your pain — not out of your strengths or your talents but out of the painful experiences of your life. It is your weaknesses that help other people in their need, not your strengths. Continue reading

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God, We’re Desperate for You

“Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.” Psalms 4:1 (NASB) Lord, we’re desperate for you.  We’re bunched up in confusion, moving by … Continue reading

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God Knows You by Name

“…Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. Isaiah 43:1 We all like to protect our name. In fact, most people would do anything to stop their name being misused or … Continue reading

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Enjoy God’s Presence

You will never go where God is not! Envision the next few hours of your life. Where will you find yourself? In a school? God indwells the classroom. On the highways? His presence lingers among the traffic. In the hospital, … Continue reading

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What are You Afraid Of?

“He laughs at fear, afraid of nothing; he does not shy away from the sword.” Job 39:22 It seems that a man was driving his pick-up along the highway and not being mindful of the speed limit was substantially exceeding … Continue reading

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Believing

“If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is … Continue reading

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The Secret of Contentment

How do you respond when circumstances are out of your control? Do you get angry? Do you try to escape? Does despair make you want to give up? Continue reading

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I Am the Way

‘Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Thoughts on today’s verse I don’t want to be any more exclusive than Jesus. But I do … Continue reading

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