Trust is the Antidote for Fear

“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee”  (Psalm 56:3 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible). David lived in constant fear of King Saul trying to end his life.  He did not hesitate to admit to his own emotions of fear.  He found the antidote for fear and knew that…

The Book of Ruth

“When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her”  (Ruth 1:18 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) The Book of Ruth is a small book (only 4 chapters) in the Old Testament. It is the story of a young widow who chose by…

Holding Fast to Our Faith

“Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering (for he is faithful that promised;)  (Hebrews 10:23 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) In the book of Hebrews, the Apostle Paul was writing to saints and admonishing them to keep a firm grip on the promises that keep us going. …

The Gift of Peace

“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you:  not as the world giveth, give I unto you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”  (John 14:27 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) Jesus was giving His disciples a heads up before His approaching death.  He…

Calvary Was For Me

“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God and afflicted.”  (Isaiah 53:4 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) Isaiah was prophetically speaking of the death of our Lord and Savior.  Jesus Christ came to earth for the specific purpose of dying…

Don’t Accept the Spirit of Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and a sound mind.”  (2 Timothy 1:7 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.) I have received packages at the Post Office that did not have my name on them.  They were addressed to someone else.  So,…