Never Give Up on Yourself (2 Chronicles 15:7)

When faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges, are you tempted to give up on yourself? After describing a season in which God’s leaders gave up, Azariah son of Oded said to King Asa of Judah: “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded” (2 Chronicles 15:7). King […]

Never Give Up (2 Chronicles 15:7)

Do you ever feel like giving up? Whether we are overextended or just plain bored, how do we never give up? Amidst life’s challenges or even lack of them, we often say, “I give up.” These words weighted with finality flow from the heart. Just like a physical heart is comprised of four chambers, so […]

David Exhaled the Breath of Life to Others (Psalm 145; Psalm 78:70-72)

David yielded to God’s devising ways in him to help the banished not remain estranged from the Lord. In his crown jewel psalm, David exhaled the breath of life to others. First, David worshiped God in the presence of others (Psalm 145:1-3). Second, David exhaled God’s Word to others by writing the inspired Word. Third, […]

Exhale the Breath of Life to Others (1 Peter 3:15)

Do you secretly maintain a list of transgressions that disqualify sinners from the reach of God? Our beliefs affect our behavior, especially when encountering those who have blatantly sinned against God. Consequently, we must examine God’s passion for the lost to find life in Him and His desire to use us in the process. In […]