Posts with the tag “hope”

The Source of Hope
by Dave Shepardson on April 18th, 2024
[Daily Journal] Romans 15:13 - Our hope begins with God, is created by God, and it comes from God as our source. . .   Read More
Wait in Hope
by Daisy on April 8th, 2024
[This Week] Psalm33:20-22 - Hope is such an important asset to have in this life. I’ve been thinking about this so, so much. . .  Read More
Staying Hopeful
by Dave Shepardson, Daisy on April 5th, 2024
[Encountering The Father] Psalm 39:7 - Growing up, my dad used to tell me that a man has nothing if he doesn’t have hope. . .  Read More
Resurrection Sunday - Passion Week 1 Peter 1_4-5
by Dave Shepardson on March 31st, 2024
Our faith stands or falls on the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Resurrection is THE thing. It’s the crescendo. It’s the foundation. It’s the pillar on which our faith is built. Jesus Christ's Resurrection from the dead proves he has authority over and power over life and death.  Read More
Joyful in Hope
by Dave Shepardson on March 21st, 2024
Sometimes, it seems like things are just not going right. But we don’t have the big picture. In fact, we can’t have the big picture. What do we do when we don’t know what to do? What do we focus on when there are so many concerns? How can we ‘keep it together' when it all seems to be unraveling? One of God's answers is in Romans 12:12.  Read More
Encountering The Father - Psalm 139
by Dave Shepardson on March 1st, 2024
Friday is a great day to look back over the week and say, “God, what did you point out to me? What do I remember? Do I remember anything about my time alone with God this week?” We want to be able to look back and say, “Man. This was a great day. That was a great day with God.”   Read More
Silenced by Jesus
by Dave Shepardson on January 23rd, 2024
A legion of demons versus a word from the Lord. And every demon obeys, down to the last one—every demon. And this submission to Jesus is dramatically proven by two thousand pigs floating like bath toys in the Sea of Galilee.   Read More
Jesus Felt It, Too
by Daisy on January 1st, 2024
My life has been very unglamorous. There has been a lot of pain, devastation, and disappointment over the years. There are memories that I look back on and wish I could bottle up, keep in a basement, and never remember again because of the shame and fear and hurt that they hold.  Read More
What is Hope?
by Dave Shepardson on December 22nd, 2023
What is hope? As Christians, this might be a familiar term but can often be mistaken for wishful thinking.  Read More
The Gift of Love
by Daisy on December 18th, 2023
As I was pulling out my laptop to work on today’s devotional, the waitress at the diner I am working from came over to tell me that an older woman had already paid for my breakfast.  Read More
An Enslaved Heart
by Daisy Davis on December 1st, 2023
As I sit down to reflect today, my heart feels so heavy. It seems that no matter where I go, I see so much suffering. Homelessness, addiction, crime, deceit . . . where has the goodness gone? . . .  Read More
What is Hope?
by Dave Shepardson on November 9th, 2023
8-minute devotion with Pastor Dave. Grab your Bible and journal and spend some time Alone With God. God bless you.  Read More
Journal - Hope 04 - wk16
by Tricia Reardon on April 25th, 2023
This passage from 1 Peter is a great set of verses on hope in the indestructible inheritance from God - that is Jesus Christ himself.   Read More
Prayer - Hope
by Tricia Reardon on January 24th, 2023
Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) "19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure." Lord, thank you for hope. Thank you that your hope never disappoints me. Thank you that you pour out your love for me through the power of the Holy Spirit. Thank you that I know every day I can face what comes because I have the faith and the confidence and the hope that you are my help and my shield. In Jesus' name, amen.  Read More
Joyful in Hope
by Tricia Reardon on August 5th, 2021
Sometimes, it seems like things are just not going right. But we don't have the big picture, in fact, we can't have the big picture. What do we do when we don't know what to do? What do we focus on when there are so many concerns? How can we "keep it together" when it all seems to be unraveling? One of God's answers is in Romans 12:12.   Read More



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