1 John 4

Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. (1 John 4:4) Are you listening to the lies from Satan telling you that you’re defeated and fighting a losing battle? Are his lies overwhelming...

1 John 3

But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. (1 John 3:17-18) Everyone can help somebody. Remember...

1 John 2

Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father. (1 John 2:24) Have you ever known what the right thing to do is, yet you chose to...

1 John 1

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. (1 John 1:7) Let's be honest, we all have places in our lives that we do not want God...

Zephaniah 3

Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away the judgments against you; he has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall never again fear...

Zephaniah 2

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands; seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the Lord. (Zephaniah 2:3) Within all of the judgments that God hands out to various tribes for their sin, He...

Zephaniah 1

I will bring distress on mankind, so that they shall walk like the blind, because they have sinned against the Lord; their blood shall be poured out like dust, and their flesh like dung. Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them on the day of...

Habakkuk 3

Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will...

Habakkuk 2

For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end - it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay. (Habakkuk 2:3) Patience is a difficult virtue to attain, especially in our ‘on demand’ culture. God, though,...

Habakkuk 1

O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? (Habakkuk 1:2) We live in a broken and fallen world, and sometimes it may seem that God is silent. Habakkuk felt this tension and wanted answers,...