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Hebrews 13:8

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“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” Isaiah 26:3, KJV. Do you know those nights? The kind of night when tears hit your pillow as life overwhelms you or the nights you toss back and forth. Sometimes, we miss the nudge from God and think that all we need to sleep well is a comfortable position, but what we need is His peace. Perfect peace doesn’t come from perfect circumstances, a robust savings account, or a world void of coronavirus (but, all those things would be nice). Perfect peace…

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. (Hebrews 13:8, NKJV) It happened again just a few minutes ago. I heard a commentator on the radio state we are living in “uncertain times.” Over and over that phrase has been repeated to us in recent weeks. I’ve even said it myself. And it’s true. We don’t know all the future hold. It seems things are shifting and changing almost minute by minute. But then I realized two things. First, life has always had its uncertainties. Second, there are certainties—absolutes—I can count on. The choice is mine. I can face…

Happiness is fleeting. As much as we’d all like to say we’re happy every single moment, that’s simply not the truth. So many things in life can toy with our emotions. Situations we face, people we encounter, news we hear about — all of these can uplift, discourage or frustrate us in a matter of moments. No matter how resilient or hardened you might be, the world will play — or has already played — with your emotions. That’s why it’s so important to anchor ourselves in something other than fleeting emotions. Obviously, emotions are good things God created within…