Posts with the tag “confidence”

Enough
March 1st, 2022
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. T...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Confidence in the Covenant
September 22nd, 2021
“‘Just as I swore in the time of Noah that I would never again let a flood cover the Earth, so now I swear that I will never again be angry and punish you. For the mountains may move and the hills dis...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Abounding Hope in Him
April 23rd, 2020
Hope /hōp/ (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:— faith, hope.I love that—anticipation with pleasure, a confidence—hope. I think that when we’r...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Daily Abiding
November 13th, 2019
Over the summer, I was reading Dare to Lead by Brene Brown. If you don’t know Brene Brown,she is a leading researcher on what vulnerability and shame mean and how to apply that to“daring leadership.” ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Faith
September 20th, 2019
God is so good. He loves meeting us where we are. He loves it when we begin to understand and seek Him in the ways that excite us. There are so many aspects to our faith and there is such a beauty tha...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Jesus, My Good Shepherd
September 15th, 2019
Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. - Psalm 23:4 NLT In verse 4 of Psalm 23, there are three...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
I am the Light
June 24th, 2019
One thing that I have realized about Jesus over the years is that while He is humble and walks in the utmost humility, that does not shake the fact that He is fully confident in His identity: He knows...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Our True Provider
June 19th, 2019
So many times there are things in our life that we think are too much for God.  We think that we have to fix them ourselves or figure out how to maneuver our way through life while dealing with these ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Empowered
February 20th, 2019
The concept of being a new creation sounds great, but in reality, it can be such a painful process. Stepping into your identity is a lifelong process, and it is one of the most important journeys of y...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Bravery in the Midst of Unknown Callings
February 4th, 2019
“Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You've taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway” – Laurell K. Hamilton  What constitutes bravery to you? Is it showing fe...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Identity
January 14th, 2019
I have this instinctual response to alter my personality, interests, and lifestyle when I meet someone I like. Maybe you can relate. I wish it were limited to only romantic interests because that woul...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Belt of Truth
October 11th, 2018
When I think about what it looks like to send people into battle, I envision really strong, really prepared men.  I imagine them clothed in the most magnificent armor and equipped with the sharpest sw...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Doubting God
September 24th, 2018
In the church today, we are always told to have faith. I know I’m not the only one who thinks this is infuriating. Having faith is hard, especially in a culture which teaches us to be skeptical of any...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Romans | Present Suffering and Future Glory
April 17th, 2018
The book of Romans leads readers like a roadmap through faith in Jesus.Paul starts at the beginning of the story--God's anger at sin--and takes us through the path of judgement, the law, faith in Jesu...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Remedy | Body Image
February 22nd, 2018
Body image. It’s an issue that can stare us down whether there’s a mirror around or not.Sometimes it’s a buzzing nuisance and sometimes it’s an unavoidable roar.In our culture, appearance can make or ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 6: The Secret of Sowing
May 27th, 2016
Sorge believes that what stops most Christians from their proverbial “walk with the Lord” is their fear that God is not speaking to them. We’re impatient, and we’re shocked (shocked!) when nothing imm...  Read More
by Devon McCoy