God Overcomes

“Many waters” is a phrase that intrigues me. It is used 20 times in the NASB Bible, mostly in the Old Testament and only in Revelation in the New Testament. It is a descriptive phrase that uses the sound and sight of a vast amount of water to help us understand the immensity, the power […]

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Seeking God’s Advice

He is overwhelmed by the task before him. Solomon has just become king and has consolidated the kingdom under his rule. When God appears to him in a dream, we learn about Solomon’s heart. God tests him by asking, “Ask what you wish Me to give you (1 Kings 3:5).” When we are overwhelmed by […]

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Overwhelming Need

You can see them — they’re there. People confused and lost, trying to find their way in a world full of false gods; a world full of false promises. They are sheep without a shepherd to protect them and guide them. This is what Jesus saw in his day. Matthew 9:36 tells us: “Seeing the […]

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Prayer Journey — Overwhelmed

The world seems so overwhelming at times. The pressures come from all sides seeking to crush me. I feel as if I cannot stand. I feel defeated. Yet your word dear God continues to promise victory. Your promises declare we will overcome the world if we believe in your son Jesus Christ. Our strength to […]

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