The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer

As for me, I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; LORD, do not delay. … Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. … When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. … LORD, my strong deliverer. Continue Reading “The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer”

Weeping may remain for a night but rejoicing comes in the morning

Those who go out weeping, will return with songs of joy. … For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. … No one should be unsettled by these trials. For you know quite well that we are destined for them. In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know. … I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. Continue Reading “Weeping may remain for a night but rejoicing comes in the morning”