He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;

Even when times were tough, God  had not given up on His people. The book of Daniel is an encouragement that  God has a future  and a plan for His people, all His people. Today we read Daniel 1-2. There are at least three statements in Daniel 1 which reveal the sovereignty of God (His control … More He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;

Holding on to Hope

After losing two children to a rare disease, Nancy Guthrie has become an unofficial spokesperson for finding God’s hope in the midst of suffering.  She said, I’ve experienced one of the worst things that can happen, and I haven’t found I’m strong and I can handle it. But I have found out God’s promise is … More Holding on to Hope

This is what has happened to those in whom we hoped?

Today we read Isaiah 17-20, more chapters of woe pronounced against nations, all of which are under the  sovereign rule of God.  As the Creator of the universe, the God of Isaiah and Israel is not limited to Israel. He holds all nations accountable for their actions. We also see a reminder here to place … More This is what has happened to those in whom we hoped?