'Optimism' Tagged Posts

'Optimism' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

For the righteous will never be moved; they will be remembered forever. They are not afraid of evil tidings; their hearts are firm, secure in the Lord.” vss. 6-7 Psalm 112:5-10 It’s easy to get discouraged at times like this. There is a constant barrage of warnings about climate change and “breaking news” of threats from all parts of the globe. Nations are competing to perfect missiles that cannot be defended against, and we wonder if more attacks will soon…

Daily Devotions

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to set out for a place that he was to receive as an inheritance; and he set out, not knowing where he was going.” vs. 8 Hebrews 11:8-16 It’s not unusual for a person in our mobile times to have an experience like that of Abraham. A call comes, maybe a job opportunity, or perhaps a marriage, and off we go, trusting that the move will be good, even though sometimes we…

Daily Devotions: June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 For full passage click: Psalm 22:24-29 …“The poor shall eat and be satisfied; those who seek him shall praise the Lord. May your hearts live forever!” vs. 26 When all was said and done, the psalmist had a deep and profound hope for the future. In spite of all evidence to the contrary, despite his feelings of despair and alienation, he believed that the Lord would satisfy the deepest longings of all hurting people. Even the poor,…

Daily Devotions: April 2, 2019

April 2, 2019 For full passage click: Psalm 126:1-3 …“When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream.” vs. 1 For the people of Israel, life with the Lord was like a roller coaster ride, and most of the time when they’d completed a terrifying section of the track, an even scarier portion loomed ahead. But not all the time! Occasionally there would be a time of prosperity and blessing, and they were stunned. They hadn’t…