Unlocked Archives: loneliness

  • December 27, 2023

    READ: PSALMS 34:15-18; 139:7-12; HEBREWS 13:5 When it all slips awayWhen I am left aloneThe darkness surrounds meI feel like hidingWhen it all gets too heavyWhen life is hard to bearThe world is too much for meI remember I’m not aloneMy Savior is with meHe knows my painMy God does not forsake meNo matter how [...]

  • December 12, 2023

    READ: PSALM 25:16-18; 1 PETER 1:3-13 Lonely, sad, life isn’t what I hoped Desperate, scared, I feel alone No one is for me, I stand by myself Many are against me, I can’t face them I need mercy, need someone to help I need strength, need to be held I cannot go forward on my [...]

  • August 13, 2023

    READ: PSALM 139:7-12; ISAIAH 41:9-13 When we’re little, all kinds of things scare us. Maybe we’re afraid of the dark and we need the comfort of a nightlight. Maybe we don’t want to get on the rides at the fair without a parent or older sibling beside us. When we’re young and afraid, we gladly [...]

  • December 27, 2022

    I grew up thinking I needed to hold it together. My teenage problems seemed minuscule next to extreme poverty and world hunger. But I did have problems. And they felt big to me. . In John 16:33, Jesus says, “In this world you will have trouble.” He doesn't say if; He says will. You will [...]

  • December 24, 2022

    The night started just like any other night. A clear, star-lit sky. Sheep sleeping in the field. The shepherds finishing their evening meal around the campfire. Quiet talk about families and the price of wool. But this was no ordinary night. . An angel of God coming to proclaim the coming of the Messiah, and [...]