God Is Omnipresent

    “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.” (Proverbs 15:3) “Pretend I’m there and behave accordingly!” Those were the words of a note Annie received in sixth grade. Her mom had gone on a long trip and had left that note to …

God Is My Refuge

    “Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us.” (Psalm 62:8) Do you ever need a refuge? A refuge is a place where you go to be safe, a place where you can be free from danger and …

God Is Safety

    “I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.” (Psalm 4:8) When Corey was scared, there was only one place he wanted to be. If he had a nightmare, if thunder clashes woke him up, or if the tree …

God Is Powerful

    “Ah Lord God! Behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.” (Jeremiah 32:17) Scientists tell us that there are at least 70 sextillion stars in the universe. Wow! That’s the number 7 …

God Loads Us with Benefits

    “Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” (Psalm 68:19) In Amy’s family, when someone is grumpy or complaining, another family member will suggest playing “the thankfulness game.” When playing this simple game, each family member takes turns naming one …

God Loves for You To Pray

    “Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense” (Psalm 141:2a). Are there certain smells that you like? Some people love to smell pine trees or old books. Others like to smell cookies baking or different kinds of flowers – roses, lilacs, hyacinths, gardenias. People like pleasant smells, …

God Can Make You Happy

    “Although the fig tree shall not blossom,…yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.” (Habakkuk 3:17-18) A young missionary in China named Hudson Taylor was writing a letter home to his sister Amelia. What happy news could he share? Many of …

God Comforts the Fearful

    “What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.” (Psalm 56:3) Like many people, Maggie was afraid of the dark. She was afraid of the scary things she couldn’t see in the dark. Maggie shared a bedroom with her sister Kathi, and she made Kathi promise not to …

God Is a God of 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) Have you ever broken something like your mom’s good china or a special glass? Glass is fragile; it is easily broken. …

God Is Forgiving

    “As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” (Psalm 103:12) How far is the east from the west? Let’s suppose you decide you want to measure the distance between east and west. If you were to get into an …