Posts with the tag “emotions”

God Sees You
by Ed Newton on March 25th, 2024
"You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways." - Psalm 139:1-3   Do you ever feel unseen? Do you ever wonder if anyone truly understands the depths of your pain, the weight of your struggles, or the desires of your heart? In those moments, it's ess...  Read More
Embracing Grace in Rejection
by Ed Newton on January 17th, 2024
“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; He delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” - Psalm 34:17-18   Life often unfolds in unexpected ways, and one of the most challenging experiences we may face is rejection. Whether it's in relationships, work, or personal pursuits, rejection can leave us feeling wounded ...  Read More
The Weight of Sin
by Ed Newton on November 23rd, 2023
"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." - Psalm 34:18   Sin carries a heavy burden—one that is often felt most acutely in the depths of our hearts. Engaging in sinful behaviors frequently leads to feelings of guilt and shame, emotions that further hinder our ability to approach God with confidence and open hearts. In these moments, guilt and shame can ma...  Read More
Pure Joy
by Ed Newton on May 9th, 2023
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” - James 1:2-4 If you are going to renew your mind as Paul talks about in Romans 12, you are going to be tested. As we discussed a few days ago, t...  Read More
Someone To Give Wisdom
by Ed Newton on December 22nd, 2022
“Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.” - Proverbs 19:20  As believers in Christ, we need people. God created us with the need for human interaction. It is how we are wired. He never intended for us to do life alone. Let’s face it, life is hard. It is even harder when we don’t have like-minded people walking alongside us to help us through the tough times...  Read More
A God Who Heals
by Ministry Support on August 10th, 2022
“A man who does what is right and good may have many troubles. But the Lord takes Him out of them all.” - Psalm 34:19   A few days ago, we discussed how you are not defined by your sin. As a believer, you are not immune to trials, temptation, and sin. You are a human being who will make the wrong decision and sin from time to time, just like everyone else. But no matter what you have done, God wan...  Read More

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