Tag Archives: Bible Study

50 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Combat Fear

In the Bible “fear” is spoken of over 500 times!  In addition to the 103 “Fear not” or “Be not afraid” verses there’s also the “fear of God” verses which speak of the reverence for God alone, and then many … Continue reading

Posted in 25 Encouraging Bible Verses - Topical | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Femme Fatales

Queen Vashti, for all intents and purposes, was the most beautiful woman in all of Persia.  She was married to the powerful King Xerxes who denied her nothing.  She had all the clothes, jewellery, and riches that any woman could ever want … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (5)

I have worked with youth as a teacher and in my church most of my adult life.  It has been such a privilege for me to walk alongside many of these young people over the years.  I have watched many … Continue reading

Posted in 25 Encouraging Bible Verses - Topical, Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

Posted in 25 Encouraging Bible Verses - Topical, Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Becoming Legendary for Christ

What does it mean to be “Legendary for Christ”? There is a big difference between what the world views as “legendary”, and what it means to be “legendary for Christ”.  Think about Sylvester Stallone in the Rocky movies.  I suppose if you … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Staying the Course

On Sunday I taught our Adult Sunday School class from 2 Timothy 3.  When we read verses 12-13 “In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,  while evildoers and impostors will go from … Continue reading

Posted in 25 Encouraging Bible Verses - Topical, Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

25 Encouraging Bible Verses for Stress

If you’ve been reading my Journey Thoughts recently, you will know that we’re going through a few challenging trials right now.  God’s Word speaks directly to the stress in our lives.  Here are 25 encouraging scripture verses that helps us … Continue reading

Posted in 25 Encouraging Bible Verses - Topical | Tagged , , , , , , , | 116 Comments

Be Strong and Courageous

To say that we are going through a season of “testing” would be a drastic understatement.  I can’t remember a time in our lives when so many slings and arrows seem to be pointed in our direction and I am … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Chocolate Paradise – Guest Post – Kathy Howard

Readers of Journey Thoughts will recognize my friend, Kathy Howard immediately.  Her books have been on my “Best 10 Christian Books” the last two years, with “God’s Truth Revealed” and “Unshakeable Faith“, and I had the privilege of interviewing her … Continue reading

Posted in Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Infinity and Beyond!

One of my favorite animated movies is Toy Story.  One of the classic lines in that movie comes from Buzz Lightyear when he says, “To infinity and beyond!” and then he charges up his powerpack to fly off to fight “evil”.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Giveaways/Contests, Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments