Author: Karen Grace Paul

15
Oct

Source of Wisdom!

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:6 (NIV) Understanding, wisdom, and knowledge are essential tools for making sound judgments. We need wisdom to know how to respond aptly to problems or situations. Wisdom is necessary to distinguish between right and wrong and truth and error. It is essential […]

14
Oct

Like The Deer!

The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights. Habakkuk 3:19 (NIV) Even though we may be in the valley, God can give us the power we need to climb the mountains in life. We can rejoice in the Lord even though […]

13
Oct

Long Life!

He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.” – Psalm 91:15-16 (NIV) We might conclude from this verse that God will stand by us no matter how awful circumstances get. Furthermore, […]

12
Oct

Higher Calling!

I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 (NIV) Most people who set goals for themselves tend to forget their goals and stop moving toward them. But some who want success take small steps toward that goal irrespective of the circumstance. […]

11
Oct

Broken, Yet Close to God!

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 We’ve all experienced heartbreak caused by disappointment, fear, guilt, abandonment, rejection, or grief. A broken heart can cause unbearable suffering, and we might feel completely alone, helpless, and hopeless. When in this position, the enemy would do anything to prevent us […]

10
Oct

God’s Love Preserves Us!

“Love the Lord, all His faithful people! The Lord preserves those who are true to Him, but the proud He pays back in full” Psalm 31:23, NIV. True love is proactive and seeks opportunities to show others the affection we claim to feel. God’s people are to love Him as such. Only the saints can […]

09
Oct

The Lord’s House!

Lord, I love the house where you live, the place where your glory dwells. Psalm 26:8 (NIV) In ancient Israel, the temple or tabernacle was the most important, respected, and the holiest place. A place where God lived, met and spoke with His people, the Israelites. The evidence of God’s presence in the temple was unmistakable and […]

31
Aug

Power in Praise

Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen. – Psalms 41:13 (NIV) ‘Praise God’ means recognising His exalted position and divine qualities. We express our sincere and profound thanks for who God is and what He has done and is still doing for us through words and deeds. God cherishes it […]

30
Aug

We are Surrounded!

Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him. Psalm 32:10 (NIV) David contrasts the wicked, who experience many hardships, but the Lord’s everlasting love surrounds the upright. The righteous are not those who never sinned but those who turn around to the Lord in repentance. Repentance releases us from […]

29
Aug

No Harm, Only Calm

“But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord,whose confidence is in him. Jeremiah 17:7 (NIV) Jeremiah, the prophet, declares that happiness surrounds the person who trusts and hopes in the Lord. The Bible encourages us to rely on the Lord and not our understanding, saying that HE would guide our steps. Those who trust […]