Growing in Grace

A weekly devotional blog from Head of School, Jeremy Marsh

  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 40 - “So we can say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?” (Hebrews 13: 6 New Living Translation) Oftentimes, being strong and courageous is associated with troubling times, and how to stand up to the devil’s temptations. As true as this is, it is important to remember that ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 39 - There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.  1 John 4:18    Everyone faces fear at some point in time, and it comes in many different forms for various people, but the one thing that we all have in common ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 38 - “‘Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 37 - Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. Live ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 36 - The Lord is my strength and my song and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him. Exodus 15:2 Having courage is often hard, but if you look in the Bible the Lord has told us many times to not be afraid. There are so many things ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 35 - “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 34 - “And he said, ‘If the Syrians are too strong for me, then you shall help me, but if the Ammonites are too strong for you, then I will come and help you. Be of good courage, and let us be courageous for our people, and for the cities of our God, and may the Lord do what seems good to ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 33 - “Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the Lord God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.’”  1 Chronicles 28:20 In ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 32 - 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 There are many Bible verses that promote courage and strength, but one of the best verses that does this is the one in the forty-first chapter of ... Read More
  • 40 Days of Prayer – Day 31 - “Then you will prosper if you are careful to observe the statutes and the rules that the Lord commanded Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Fear not; do not be dismayed.”  1 Chronicles 22:13 God is telling us to walk with him in our daily lives and to study what he has done for us by reading the Bible ... Read More