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Bread for the Journey

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone;
my hope comes from Him.
He alone is my rock and my salvation;
He is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
My salvation and my honor depend on God,
He is my mighty rock, my refuge. 
Trust in Him at all times, O people,
pour out your hearts to Him,
for God is our refuge.

One thing God has spoken, 
two things I have heard:
that You, O God, are strong
and that You, O Lord, are loving.

Psalm 62 : 5-8, 11,12a

I am thankful for words of hope scattered throughout these verses and I pray that today you are encouraged by them as well.  Rest in Him for He is our hope. Trust Him for He our salvation. Let us pour out our hearts to Him for He will provide. He is strong and loving - oh, the depth of the riches of all we have in Him!


  1. God is strong! and.. God is loving! Thank you Anneliese.

  2. My husband lost his job after almost 27 years at his shop so I very much needed this! Thank you so much!!

    1. Vicky, I'm sorry for you and I'm praying that God will provide all you need.

    2. Thank you Anneliese. Your post was just what my heart needed and I just wanted to let you know that you have touched someone, somewhere.


  3. Words of hope indeed! Thanks for this challenge and encouragement!

  4. To add to the thoughts for today... In our morning service the pastor mentioned God's ultimate love and power through the cross and I had to think of this devotional. To think that the Psalm writer wrote these affirming words before Jesus came to die for us and be raised in power. These words are true!

  5. i enjoy the bell tower, the window, to me it looks as if it has a castle feel to it. i thank you for sharing with us. have a lovely week. take care. ( :

  6. Hi, Really great effort. Everyone must read this article. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Beautiful post! Loved the scripture sentiments, and the lovely church photo. Have a blessed week!

  8. Beautiful verse, inspiring post.