Category Archives: overcoming

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 28th-the most “qualified” person for a task is the one who will wholeheartedly pursue it

Jeremiah 52: 16But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen. The poorest people are left to do this work. But “poorest” does not necessarily relate to whether or … Continue reading

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July 23rd-Even though he was restricted, Jeremiah found a way for the Word of God to be given to the people.

Jeremiah 36: 5Jeremiah commanded Baruch, saying, “I am restricted; I cannot go into the house of the LORD. 6“So you go and read from the scroll which you have written at my dictation the words of the LORD to the … Continue reading

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July 3rd- one remarkable additional concept here is that His strength is an unusual strength

Isaiah 40: 29 He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power. 30 Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly, 31 Yet those who wait for the LORD Will … Continue reading

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July 1st- It seems that whenever we undertake a significant work for the Lord, spiritual attack comes our way.

Isaiah 36: 4Then Rabshakeh said to them, “Say now to Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, “What is this confidence that you have? 5“I say, ‘Your counsel and strength for the war are only empty words.’ … Continue reading

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June 1st-When things are at their worst, God is at His best.

Job 5: 8 “But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God; 9 Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number. Job is getting words of wisdom from some friends, who may … Continue reading

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May 5th-As always, prayer is our best alternative.

1 Chronicles 20: 1Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led out the army and ravaged the land of the sons of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David … Continue reading

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