The new Fresh Start Bible by Gateway Publishing Bible is a great way to engage or re-engage with God’s Word. Gateway’s clear intent is to offer a biblically based reading program with direct answers to specific questions, and guidelines to applying the truths of scripture in a way that changes a reader’s life and understanding of himself or herself, the God who created them, and the world around them.
The best place to find God’s peace is in His presence and in His word. When the storms of life threaten to toss my sails, I choose to stay anchored in the truth of God’s word. When the storms come your way, meditate on these verses of peace in the Bible. Read through to the end for a prayer for when you are anxious and need peace.
As a caregiver, you’re expected to meet someone else’s needs, all while keeping normal life afloat. Sarah Forgrave, author of Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, shares 10 Bible Verses that offer encouragement for caregivers who feel alone, weary, hopeless and frazzled. Enter the book giveaway for your chance to win a free copy of Sarah’s book!
Just two weeks after we took my eldest son 1500 miles away to college, news and weather reports warned of an impending hurricane, a couple days from hitting the United States. During a time when we had anticipated hearing from him about classes and new friends, we were instead trying to make safe evacuation plans while continuously monitoring forecasts.
Nothing will make a mother more worried, fearful, or anxious than the welfare of our children. Unfortunately, our young children observe much more than we give them credit for. If we don’t learn how to effectively fight fearful thoughts, our children may learn to be anxious. No mother wants to be the cause of their child’s anxiety, but rather, a safe haven for them to find shelter.
God knew fear would be a fierce battle for us to fight. That’s why He gave us the tools we need to be effective in battle. Don’t allow fear and anxiety to run rampant in your mind. Read more for how to fight fearful thoughts and win.
When I was in the depths of my depression, I needed HOPE! I needed to be reminded of God’s character and to know that despite my feelings, I could trust God to see me through any situation. I firmly believe that our best defense is to memorize and recite Bible verses when depressed so we can use God’s truth to combat the lies of the enemy.
Recently, a reader asked about scripture to stand on for one who struggles with depression or anxiety. My suggestion? Memorize, recite and stand on these 10 Bible verses when depressed or when feeling down and need to be filled with hope.