God Is Not Afraid of Anything

    “When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.” (Deuteronomy 20:1) The flight attendant asked …

God’s Love Does Not Depend on Us

    “The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” (Jeremiah 31:3) When God inspired Jeremiah to write these words, He meant them for the whole nation of Israel, not only Jeremiah. And when …

God Corrects His Children

    “For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.” (Proverbs 3:12) None of us likes to be disciplined. It’s not fun at all! But if you have loving parents, you know that they do not really enjoy disciplining you, either. A …

Who Really Counts?

    “Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.” (Matthew 10:29-31) God cares about big …

God Doesn’t Make Junk

    “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:14) If you create something (whether it’s a picture or a paper airplane, a clay sculpture, or even a new cookie recipe), you have used your mind and your imagination, as well as your hands and tools …

God Loves Those Who Are Hard To Love

    “Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.” (Jonah 1:1-2) Tony was a boy who lived in Kevin’s neighborhood. In fact, Tony lived just a few houses away, …

Jesus Is a Wonderful Counselor

    “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given…and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor.” (Isaiah 9:6) Have you ever been to camp? If you have, you know what it is to have a counselor. Your counselor is a person who answers your questions, …

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 …