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What do you do when the future you had planned for yourself, your child, or with your spouse is suddenly erased?

A person confronting a chronic illness may feel uncertain about the future. Their hopes and dreams may be placed on hold or have to be altered. They may feel hopeless and helpless.

Prayers for the Chronically Ill is a resource to help persons connect with the perfect love which casts out all fear, the love of Jesus Christ.

Regularly $4.99, the ebook is on sale for $2.99. To buy click HERE

Caregiving: Biblical Insights From a Caregiver’s Journey 

Learning my spouse had stage three Melanoma cancer, feelings of hopelessness replaced the hopes and dreams I had for our future. I felt overwhelmed as I feared the forthcoming day-to-day struggles of caregiving. 

Caregiving: Biblical Insights From a Caregiver’s Journey offers the Biblical guidance and support I learned in my 1001 day trip of caring for my late wife. The book helps you connect with the perfect love which casts out all fear, the love of Jesus Christ. God’s love that sustained me during those days.

Each chapter contains Scripture from the Holy Bible that touched my life, explanation and application of the verse’s Truth to daily living, a prayer using the Scripture I prayed during the travail, three directed questions for journaling, and a takeaway that the Lord showed me. I share how God and God’s Word guided and sustained my wife and me through this journey.

The book is available in print at Amazon Print on in ebook at Ebook.

The Name of the Lord

Twenty Bible Verses about Hope – How to Have Hope During Times of Hardship

Twenty Bible Verses about Hope


“Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.”

Psalm 25:5 English Standard Bible (ESV)

“Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!”

Psalm 31:24 (ESV)

“Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.”

Psalm 33:22 (ESV)

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.”

Psalm 42:11 (ESV)

“You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.”

Psalm 119:114 (ESV)

“The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.”

Psalm 121:7-8 (ESV)

“I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope.”

Psalm 130:5 (ESV)

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.”

Proverbs 13:12 (ESV)

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

Isaiah 40:31 (ESV)

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV)

“‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘therefore I will hope in him.’”

Lamentations 3:24 (ESV)

“But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.”

Micah 7:7 (ESV)

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 11:28 (ESV)

“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.”

Romans 5:3-4 (ESV)

“And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.”

Romans 5:5 (ESV)

“But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”

Romans 8:25 (ESV)

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

Romans 15:13 (ESV)

“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”

1 Corinthians 13:13 (ESV)

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.”

Hebrews 10:34 (ESV)

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”

Hebrews 11:1 (ESV)

Twenty Bible Verses to Help With Worry and Anxiety

Twenty Bible Verses to Help With Worry and Anxiety


“And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the Lord do to all your enemies against whom ye fight.”

Joshua 10:25 (KJV)

“Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;”

Ruth 1:12 (KJV)

“Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me. I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.”

Psalm 3:2-6 (KJV)

“The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.”

Psalm 147:11 (KJV)

“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.”

Proverbs 13:12 (KJV)

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”

Jeremiah 29:11 (KJV)

“By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.”

Romans 5:2-7 (KJV)

“And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”

Romans 5:5 (KJV)

“For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.”

Romans 8:24-25 (KJV)

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.”

Romans 8:28-29 (KJV)

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13 (KJV)

“So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”

1 Corinthians 15:54-58 (KJV)

“For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.”

Galatians 6:8 (KJV)

“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:”

Philippians 1:6 (KJV)

“Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV)

“To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:”

Colossians 1:27 (KJV)

“If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”

Colossians 3:1-2 (KJV)

“But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while*, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.”

1 Peter 5:10 (KJV)

“Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age*, because she judged him faithful who had promised.”

Hebrew 11:11 (KJV)

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Twenty Bible Verses That Advise Us To Wait Upon the Lord

Wait Upon The Lord

The Bible is full of verses that remind us to wait on the Lord. As a caregiver, there are times we need to wait.

Have you ever read in the Bible the phrase “wait upon the Lord” and wondered what it means? Those four words have two basic meanings in the Bible. 

Old Testament Meaning

When “wait upon the Lord” is used in the Old Testament, the Nation of Israel, the people of God, and individual people were told to wait on God’s providential care. 

New Testament Meaning

Often when the phrase “wait upon the Lord” is used in the New Testament it refers to Jesus’ second coming. 

A common meaning in most all biblical instances for waiting on the Lord is having the expectant trust and hope in God’s movement and activity.

Twenty Bible Verses That Advise Us To Wait Upon the Lord


“Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.”

Psalm 27:14 King James Version (KJV)

“Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.”

Psalm 25:3 (KJV)

“Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.”

Psalm 25:5 (KJV)

“For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the earth.”

Psalm 37:9 (KJV)

“My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.

Psalm 62:5 (KJV)

“I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.”

Psalm 69:3 (KJV)

“Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until that he have mercy upon us.”

Psalm 123:2 (KJV)

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)

“And I will wait upon the Lord, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.”

Isaiah 8:17 (KJV)

“Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Lord our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.”

Jeremiah 14:22 (KJV)

“Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.”

Mark 15:43 (KJV)

“And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.”

Luke 2:25 (KJV)

“Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning; And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately. Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.read more.”

Luke 12:35-40 (KJV)

“And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.”

Romans 8:23-25 (KJV)

“So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:”

1 Corinthians 1:7 (KJV)

“Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.”Galatians 5:5 (KJV), “For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.”

1 Corinthians 4:5 (KJV)

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;”

Titus 2:13 (KJV)

“So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.”

Hebrews 9:28 (KJV)

“Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.”

James 5:7-8 (KJV)

“And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth? And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellow servants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.”

Revelation 6:9-11 (KJV)

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