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“And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.” Luke 2:25 The Bible doesn’t tell us how old Simeon was nor at what point in his life, God had shown him that he would see the Christ before he died. He trusted the promise and hope kept him coming to the Temple day after day. On the day that Mary and Joseph brought the Baby Jesus to fulfil the requirements of the law, the Holy Spirit…

Confidence has a negative connotation and almost seems like a taboo word to say out loud (or even write). Why is this? Is it because confidence is associated with pride? When we put our confidence in our flesh, it is most definitely pride. However, when we put our confidence in God, it exhibits that we trust Him and have faith. Proverbs 3:26, “The LORD will be your confidence.” This scripture is weighted with promise and evicts insecurities. This verse gives a person the freedom to discard their doubt and accept God’s covering of confidence. God encourages us to lay down our uncertainties and…

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end” Life is uncertain. The winds and waves of everyday situations and experiences can leave us struggling to cope with the changes that occur daily. Sickness, financial troubles, children struggling at school, a rocky marriage, the list is endless! The word of God is filled with promises though, and Jeremiah 29:11 lets us know that God knows exactly where He wants to take us. When we are able to look beyond the day…