A Prayer to the One I Trust

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3 NLT Keep me in your perfect peace, O Lord! Keep my thoughts fixed on you in all I do. I trust in you! Do not let me turn away to trust in the ways of man or in the idols of money or personal success, which promise so much yet deliver so little. Instead, let the instinct of my heart be to run to you to find peace and rest in the “shadow of the Almighty” (Psalm 91:1). May I always say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust” (Psalm 91:2)! Keep me abiding in your will, Read More

A Yearning for Contentment

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 1 Timothy 6:6-8 Searching for Contentment Where is contentment found? Most people search for it their entire lives, yet rarely find it. People acquire mass amounts of money and things, but still end up looking beyond the horizon for more. It is an endless search in a world of countless options–where nothing we acquire ever delivers on its promise to make us happy. However, no matter how elusive it may appear, contentment is a real, tangible thing that can become ours. The problem is that it can never be found Read More