And that word is true (Psalm 199:160), unfailing (Mark 13:31), enduring (Isaiah 40:8), life-giving (John 6:68), and active (Hebrews 4:12). Our confidence in God’s Word
σκοπέω – to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how
Jeremiah’s persistent obedience, even in persecution, even in the unraveling of his city during the Babylonian siege, stirs a fearless hope. He faced what many of us fear today, in the counsel and fellowship of his God. Such a closeness is not now only reserved for prophets, but all of God’s children.
“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Rejoice because hope in God and his promises is sure. Be patient because trouble and
“I think I need not remind you of your condition here below; you are too conversant with it, being hourly fretted with troubles, vexed with
When God is for us and with us and in us, there is always a reason for rejoicing. A heart constantly rejoicing in the Lord