David had heart -- the heart of a champion. That's the same heart a person has for Christ when they refuse to give up. Psalm 31:24 says, "Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!" That means when we're strong and courageous, we will be able to stand the pressure just like David did -- a man's after God's own heart (Acts 13:22).
Daily Devotional Podcast. Follow along with blog post. When I was going through a dark time -- when I had nothing -- there was a certain person who helped me sometimes. She helped me whenever she basically felt like it, but she did help, and for that I'm appreciative. But, something interesting happened after I started growing out of my despair. Something interesting started happening when I no longer needed her for anything. And something interesting happened even though I remained kind and grateful towards. The interesting thing that happened was that she started hating on me. She started treating me differently. At first I was really bothered by it, because I thought she and her husband were nice people I wanted in my life. I liked that they had a sense of compassion and were interested in helping people who were down and low. That really appealed to me, because I was raised that way; my mother was raised that way; her mother was raised that way, and it goes back to as fa
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