In Jesus Are Treasures

    “[Christ,] in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” (Colossians 2:3) Grace was looking for a special place to keep her treasures. She had laid them all on the floor of her room in a little pile. There was a pure white clam shell she had …

God Is the Redeemer

    “Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.” (Isaiah 43:1b) Christopher wanted a toy sailboat. He went to his father and asked for some money. His dad told him that yes, he could buy a sailboat, but that he would …

God Is Love

    “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8) “Love” is a hard word to describe. We use it too much. We say we “love” brownies, for instance. And we say we “love” our moms. We might say …

God Is Perfect

    “As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.” (2 Samuel 22:31) When Tracy was in elementary school, she decided she was going to be perfect. She decided she would never sin anymore: …

God Is Truth

    “He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is He.” (Deuteronomy 32:4) God keeps His promises. If you can find one promise in the entire Bible that God cannot keep, then God is …

God Is There

    “Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in [the grave], behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost …

God Is Fair

    “Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.” (Psalm 116:5) When God flooded the whole wide world, He was being fair. When God told Abraham to sacrifice his one and only son Isaac, He was being fair. When God sent Jesus Christ to die on the …

God Is Listening

    “Behold, the LORD’s hand is not shortened that it cannot save; neither His ear heavy, that it cannot hear.” (Isaiah 59:1) Imagine spending an entire day with a tape recorder strapped to your back so everything you said could be recorded. If you argued with your mom, it would …

God Is Our Safety

    “I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.” (Psalm 4:8) For many nights after the terrorists’ attacks on the World Trade towers, Leah used to lie awake for hours, because she was afraid. As soon as she snuggled …

God Delights in His People

    “He delivered me because He delighted in me.” (Psalm 18:19b; 2 Samuel 22:20b) When Arouna was a small boy, he was very, very sick. Some medical missionaries wanted to take him to a big-city hospital, but his parents did not have enough money and could not let him go …