Author: Esther

17
Dec

Our permanent residence

Psalm 91:1:  He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  (KJV). Dwell means to settle or live in a specified place.  Abide means to remain stable or fixed.  Shadow of the Almighty means it is a sense of defense or shade from the scorching […]

16
Dec

Feeling secure in God’s mercy

Psalm 31:7:  I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities. God is infinitely merciful and kind to His children.  No things on the earth can be compared to such a thing as the mercy of God.  The psalmist David is so […]

15
Dec

The new you

Colossians 3:3:  For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. What does it mean when someone is dead? It simply means that the person has ceased to exist and that the soul has gone to a resting place. Whatever work or function this person did while still alive can no longer […]

04
Dec

God-pleasing faith

Hebrews 11:6:  But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him (KJV). God was happy when He created the world.  He was pleased with everything that He made and found it was […]

03
Dec

God cares for you

Psalm 68:6:  God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land. God comforts everyone who goes to Him.  He shows kindness to the poor and needy, the lonely, the widows, the orphans, etc.  Everyone who calls upon His name is delivered […]

02
Dec

God is trustworthy

Psalm 9:10:  And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. It is a privilege to know the one true God.  Whoever knows about the one true God will put their trust in Him.  There are moments of fear, anxiety, stress, etc., […]

01
Dec

God, our Father

II Corinthians 6:18:  And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. Paul was writing to the believers in the church at Corinth.  They had a lot of mess to clear from.  They were still living in worldly passions and desires.  They were probably still […]

30
Nov

A clean slate

Isaiah 44:22:  I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. God was speaking to the children of Israel that He had wiped away their transgressions and their sins.  He was calling them to return back to Him because He […]

29
Nov

A call to praise God

Psalm 150:1:  Praise ye the Lord.  Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power. This is the last psalm that ends with a call to praise God.  It is call to praise God in His temple or sanctuary.  It is also a call to praise Him in the firmament above […]

28
Nov

God knew you before anyone did

Jeremiah 1:5:  Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. God knew us even before we were formed in our mother’s belly.  This part of the scripture is true for all of […]