Tag Archives: circumstances

Scripture at Sunrise 10.9.2019

“And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.” -1 Samuel 30:6

Encourage yourself in the Lord. Your circumstances may not change, but your attitude towards them will. -excerpts from Joshua Wilson’s Sunday Evening Sermon: “When All Else Fails” from 1 Samuel 30:1-6 (Listen here)

Scripture at Sunrise 5.22.2019

“…for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” -Philippians 4:11-13

The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances. -Elisabeth Elliot

Scripture at Sunrise 3.6.2019

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.” -Philippians 4:11

If you’re discontent now, different circumstances will not solve your discontent but just give you fresh reason to not be content. It’s not your circumstances but your heart that needs to change. Not where you are, but who you are. Not your outside but your inside. -Dane Ortlund via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 2.27.2019

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” -Isaiah 41:10

“Unbelief puts our circumstance between us and God, but faith puts God between us and our circumstances.” -F.B. Meyer

Scripture at Sunrise 4.25.2018

“The LORD is righteous in all His ways and kind in all His works.” -Psalm 145:17

“Worship is how you live your life and give God credit for His goodness, regardless of where you are or how you feel about your circumstances.” -Chris Tomlin via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 8.26.2010

“As for you, O Lord, you will not restrain your mercy from me; your steadfast love and your faithfulness will ever preserve me!”  -Psalm 40:11

A change in my circumstances doesn’t mean a change in my God. But it could lead to a change in my heart.  -Bob Kauflin (via his Twitter)