When We Need Deliverance

“Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head. I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But Thou hast brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.” Jonah 2:5-6 Each of us languish in different “pits” at various life stages. Yet God possesses an unfathomable power to deliver. He “is to us a God of deliverances” (Psalm 68:20). Let’s consider Jonah, a man who knew […]

Depression DOES Hurt … But GOD

“Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him, The help of my countenance, and my God.” Ps. 43:5, NASB Sitting alone in the woods, she contemplated taking her life. It wasn’t the first time she’d thought that way. Hopelessness flooded, despair engulfed. Yet healthy fear hindered. SomeOne reoriented her thoughts. Praise God for His glorious grace, perfect patience, and lasting love! As He protected that young wife and mother, He […]