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Strength in Uncertain Times

The Lord foils the plans of the nations;    he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever,    the purposes of his heart through all generations. Psalm 33:10-11 (NIV) We may be living in a time of political chaos and utter uncertainty about the future of our country, but there is one truth we can stand solidly upon: “the plans of the Lord stand firm forever.” We may be tempted to cling to fear or discouragement instead of this truth, but the God who created this world and loves us with a “love that surpasses knowledge” (Ephesians 3:19) wants us to remember that he is in control. He wants us to know with absolute certainty that no matter Read More

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The One Who Is with Us

And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but Jesus was asleep. And they went and woke him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are perishing.” And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?” Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.  Matthew 8:24-26 The darkest days of our lives are kind of like the storm on the sea. We feel like we’ve run out of hope, like there is no way out of the darkness. We panic and even cry out, “Save us, Lord,” in the midst of our fear, hoping He will do something to rescue us. But Read More