Author: Karen Grace Paul

15
Nov

A Profound Promise!

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3 (NIV) Perfect peace—what a profound promise! It is not a peace that can be found in the absence of challenges but rather a peace that prevails in life’s storms. We discover the keys to achieving this perfect calm […]

14
Nov

We Love so We Obey

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Colossians 3:20 (NIV) Believers are expected to obey God in all areas of their lives, just as children are expected to obey their caregivers. The measure of our obedience to God represents the strength of our relationship with Him. We see obedience as a burdensome duty or […]

13
Nov

HE Goes Before You!

The Lord your God, who is going before you, will fight for you, as he did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes. Deuteronomy 1:30 (NIV) God reminds us that we are not alone. In the face of hardship by promising in His Word that He actively battles for us and leads the way. When faced with difficulties, we could be […]

12
Nov

Come, Let’s Sing!

Sing to the Lord with grateful praise; make music to our God on the harp.  He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills. Psalm 147:7-8 (NIV) Life sometimes feels like a melody with its highs and lows, harmonies and dissonances. Nevertheless, we are urged to sing songs expressing our gratitude […]

11
Nov

What Love is This?

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of ]God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.. 1 John 3:1 (NKJV) John invites us to reflect on the incredible love that God has shown us in this verse. “Behold” is the term he uses to […]

20
Aug

Hey Handsome, Hey Beautiful!

I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;Marvelous are Your works,And that my soul knows very well. – Psalm 139:14 (NKJV) Psalm 139:14 invites us to change our perspective from a self-critique to seeing God’s perspective. God created us with a purpose and a plan because of His love for us. Let’s consider the three powerful affirmations […]

19
Aug

Unshakable Peace and Security!

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep;For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8 (NKJV) Psalm 4:8 reminds us of the source of unshakable peace and security – our relationship with God. King David was all too familiar with the difficulties that life may bring. He experienced victories and […]

18
Aug

Words our Superpower!

Death and life are in the power of the tongue,And those who love it will eat its fruit. Proverbs 18:21 (NKJV) ‘Death and life are in the power of the tongue’ – This verse beautifully illustrates the impact of our words. Our words can either bring life or death, like a double-edged sword. Our words are more than mere […]

17
Aug

Our Higher Calling!

Not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 (NKJV) It may seem unreasonable to repay evil with good. Yet, this is apostle Peter’s profound advice for Christians negotiating the complexities of life’s difficulties. This straightforward yet powerful instruction conveys […]

16
Aug

Love that Transforms Us!

“The Lord opens the eyes of the blind; the Lord raises those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous.” Psalm 146:8 – NKJV The timeless wisdom of Psalms 146:8 beautifully encapsulates the transformative love of the Lord, reminding us of His power to heal, uplift, and embrace us. It especially helps us to […]