The LORD Disciplines His Loved Ones

    “My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom …

God Is the Giver of All Life

    “But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. I give thee charge in the …

God Is Our Refuge

    “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) Emily stood on third base, nervously waiting for the final pitch. The softball game score was tied, and this was her last chance to get a run for her team. Crack! The ball sailed past …

God Is a Great King

    “I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.” (Malachi 1:14b) Eric’s heart pounded as his followed his father toward the large display case in the center of the room. This was what he’d been waiting for, ever since their …

God Is Our Source of Strength

    “Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary?” (Isaiah 40:28a) Tired and sleepy! Has your mom ever described you that way, or warned you that you will be tired and …

God Created Peace

    “Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.” (2 Thessalonians 3:16a) “Stop it!” Erin shouted. Her older brother Collin was running around the room with her favorite doll in his hands, held high above her head so she …

All Our Righteousness Is of God

    “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ….God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their …

The LORD Is a Man of War

    “Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become …

God Helps Our Unbelief

    “Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.” (Mark 9:23-24) The crowds that had gathered around Jesus were shocked and probably …

God Has Taken Away the Sting of Death

    “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 15:55-57) Camille was riding in the …