Last week I shared on my desire to live unoffended and I can't think of a more fitting verse that goes along with that desire as Matthew 11:6 which says,"Blessed is the one who is not offended by me." The context of this scripture takes place...

Shame. When you think of shame you probably think of humilation or embarrasment. But the biblical perspective is much different. Psalm 25:3 says "No one who waits for you will ever be put to shame." Shame in this verse refers "to being let down or disappointed"...

If someone were to ask you who you put your trust in, what would you say? Your doctor? Google? Your boss? Your horoscope? The latest news report? Over and over in scripture, God addresses the importance of putting your trust in him. Psalm 118:8 says"It is better...

Psalm 23 is a familiar passage to most believers as it describes the Lord as a shepherd, but if you haven't read it or heard it before, I highly recommend reading the full Psalm. For purposes of today, I am just going to focus on...

In honor of celebrating the birth of Jesus, I wanted to share Matthew 1:20-23, which says, "As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. 'Joseph, son of David,' the angel said, 'do not be afraid to take Mary...

If you are in a trial and facing a difficult situation you might consider yourself cursed. Perhaps unlucky. Maybe you think life is completely unfair. But you know what James 1:12 says? "Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been...

1 John 5:14-15 was a verse that I memorized 10+ years ago and have had to remind myself of often. It says this, "This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we...