Category Archives: hope

August 19th-When confronted with a challenging situation, Daniel’s first move is to the Lord in prayer.

Daniel 2: 17Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter, 18 so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends … Continue reading

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August 15th-The power of the Lord’s blessings is sufficient to overwhelm any of the past’s disgrace.

Ezekiel 39: 25Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Now I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have mercy on the whole house of Israel; and I will be jealous for My holy name. 26“They will forget their disgrace and … Continue reading

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August 6th-After almost 60 verses of remembering their misdeeds, Ezekiel finally reminds the people of the mercy of the Lord.

Ezekiel 16: 60“Nevertheless, I will remember My covenant with you in the days of your youth, and I will establish an everlasting covenant with you. 61“Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed when you receive your sisters, both … Continue reading

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August 3rd-Those who are marked with compassion in their heart will be spared when others are struck down.

Ezekiel 9: 3Then the glory of the God of Israel went up from the cherub on which it had been, to the threshold of the temple. And He called to the man clothed in linen at whose loins was the … Continue reading

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July 29th-Looking back is painful; look, instead, to the Lord.

Lamentations 1: 7 In the days of her affliction and homelessness Jerusalem remembers all her precious things That were from the days of old, When her people fell into the hand of the adversary And no one helped her. The … Continue reading

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July 27th-Here is yet another promised restoration. But…

Jeremiah 49:39 ‘But it will come about in the last day That I will restore the fortunes of Elam,’” Declares the LORD. Here is yet another promised restoration. But, God could be using a beautiful metaphor. What if these restorations … Continue reading

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July 21st-Often regarded for the message of hope, it has a great message of encouragement. But, it also is followed by a call for prayer.

Jeremiah 29: 11‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. 12‘Then you will call upon Me and come and pray … Continue reading

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