Not Grow Weary

“But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” Isaiah‬ ‭40:31‬ ‭NLT‬‬ When we put our strength and hope in Him, we are able to run and not grow weary. We are

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Gratitudes

Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. ‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5‬:‭18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ In all seasons of life, amidst circumstances both good and hard, there are praises and gratitudes that are meant to be sung. Maybe it’s giving a simple thanks for a good friend who’s been

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Freely and Lightly

““Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on

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Meeting Us in Our Struggles

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are weighed down…The Lord protects the foreigners among us. He cares for the orphans and widows.. (Psalms‬ ‭146‬:‭8‬-‭9‬) We trust that God cares for the orphans and widows, the poor and the lowly, and we also can trust that God cares

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Time and Time Again

“Creator God, You who formed humanity from dust, breathe new life in me again. Nurture my creativity, expand my imagination, and help me to perceive fresh possibilities by Your Spirit today.” – Pete Greig When we start to stray from God’s heart, may we remember that we can always turn back towards His path. Just

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Faith, Hope and Love

“Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:13‬ There are things that are consistently important in this world today: faith, hope and love. May we have faith that God is a good and faithful Father. May we remember that our God is a God who looks

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His Plans

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. I will be found by you,” says

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Sitting with Jesus

“Where have you put him?” he asked them. They told him, “Lord, come and see.” Then Jesus wept. ‭‭John‬ ‭11‬:‭34‬-‭35‬ ‭‬‬ Whatever emotions this season may be stirring up within, May we remember that we are not alone in them. God knows exactly what we’re dealing with. He knows exactly how we’re feeling. He is

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Surrender

“Father, help me to live this day to the full,   being true to You, in every way. Jesus, help me to give myself away to others, being kind to everyone I meet.  Spirit, help me to love the lost, proclaiming Christ in all I do and say.  Amen.” – Author Pete Grieg Hope Ministries is

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Happy Easter

“May this Easter day bring resurrection life         to my heart and my home.  May renewal radiate within me and revival emanate through me. May dawn displace the darkness and spring replace the winter in my life. May the God of hope so fill me with joy and peace this Easter, That I may

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He is For Us

As we get ready for Easter weekend, may we remember that God is for us. The story about Jesus on the cross is a redemption story, a victory moment, a sacrifice for our own well-being. The cross and the resurrection shout: Yahweh has come. God has provided. Our Creator has won. Whatever trial you’re walking

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He Still Loves Us

If He promises us that He will renew our strength, He must have known we’d walk through seasons of exhaustion and weariness. If He asks us to surrender and trust, He must have known that we’d walk through seasons of immense struggle and/or disbelief. If He encourages us to not fear the valleys nor the

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