Monday, June 28, 2010

In God We Still Trust

Psalm 33:12Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord...

When our nation, including those who call themselves Christians, cease to look to God … we cease to be blessed by God.

Our forefathers CLAIMED this nation for God. We need to RE-CLAIM it for God!
How can we do this? Read 1 Timothy 2:1-4

1- Pray for
America and our leaders.
2- As a Christian, live righteous lives, standing on the principles and values of God’s Word.
3- Be a light in this dark world. Let others see that Jesus is the only hope for
America … the only hope for an eternity in Heaven.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Learning to Lean on Jesus

Psalms 23 is a very well known Psalm and is often used to bring comfort to those who are suffering.

King David is the best person to write a psalm about the shepherd and sheep. because he was a shepherd. David writes from experience and he compares the relationship of a shepherd with his sheep to our relationship with God, the Shepherd of our life.

One thing is life sure, there will be valleys. There will be hard times, but we can take courage that our Shepherd is with us.

Notice David's response to the valley in Psalm 23:4 "...I fear no evil for You are with me...". David wasn't looking at the valley, he was looking at his Shepherd. Notice also he says, "...I walk THROUGH the valley...". David understood that the valley was only temporary.

We all love and long for those mountain top experiences, but our faith is developed in the valleys.

Keep looking to the Shepherd!