Tag Archives: faith

Asleep

Mark 4:36a, 37-38 “Leaving the crowd behind, they took [Jesus] along, just as he was, in the boat…A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.  Jesus was in the stern, … Continue reading

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Reward

Genesis 15:1 “After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram.  I am your shield, your very great reward.’” Hebrews 11:6b “…anyone who comes to [God] must believe that he exists … Continue reading

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Laugh

Genesis 18:10, 12-13a “Then the Lord said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’…So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, ‘After I am worn out and my … Continue reading

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Abba

Deuteronomy 11:18a, 19 “Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds…Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get … Continue reading

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Wheat

Judges 6:3-4, 6, 11-13a “Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.  They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living … Continue reading

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Branches

Ezekiel 17:22-23a “This is what the Sovereign Lord says:  I myself will take a shoot from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break off a tender sprig from its topmost shoots and plant it on … Continue reading

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Hymns

2 Chronicles 20:15, 17b, 21-22 “He said: ‘Listen…Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army.  For the battle is not yours, but God’s…Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.’…Jehoshaphat appointed men … Continue reading

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Wells

Genesis 24:11b-17 “…it was toward evening, the time when the women go out to draw water.  Then [Abraham’s servant] prayed, ‘O Lord…give me success today…See, I am standing beside this spring, and the daughters of the townspeople are coming out … Continue reading

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Sleep

Genesis 2:20b-22 “But for Adam no suitable helper was found.  So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place … Continue reading

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For Good

Genesis 50:18-21 “[Joseph’s] brothers then came and threw themselves down before him. ‘We are your slaves,’ they said.  But Joseph said to them, ‘Don’t be afraid.  Am I in the place of God?  You intended to harm me, but God … Continue reading

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