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Strengthen Your Faith With The Newsboys’ “He Reigns”

He ReignsStrengthen Your Faith

When my faith is weak, it’s often because I’m focused on problems more than on God.

But when I stop, open my Bible, ask God to help me, and set my heart on the truth of who He is — He meets me.

He strengthens my faith.  He fills me with hope.  He encourages my heart.

That’s what can happen through this Newsboys’ song —

He Reigns

It’s powerful to stop and consider that God reigns over everything —

  • the weather (Psa 148:7-8)
  • whether I live or die (James 4:15)
  • the plans of nations (Psa 22:28)
  • evil (Gen 50:20)
  • all our days (Psa 139:16)
  • demons (Mark 5:13)
  • every trial (Isa 45:7)
  • health and sickness (Exo 4:11)
  • people’s decisions (Prov 21:1)
  • Satan himself (Job 1:12)
  • the roll of the dice (Prov 16:33)
  • our every step (Jer 10:23)
  • everything (Eph 1:11)

Getting Personal

But then I need to get more personal and talk to God about how He is reigning over MY problem.

Whatever problem I am facing is no surprise to Him.  He purposefully allowed it to come to me.  He controls every detail.  And He will determine the outcome.

And because I am trusting Jesus Christ, the outcome will be good.  The problem I face is not punishment from God, because all the punishment I deserve was already poured out on Jesus Christ.

So this trial is a gift from God, ordained by Him to bring me great good, especially the great good of more of God Himself (Rom 8:28; 2Co 4:17).

So let this song strengthen your faith by reminding you that He reigns — and let me know what God does in your heart.


What Did God Do In Your Heart?

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  1. John Joyner says:

    Thanks Steve I am 73 in the wheelchair and ex pastor and navigator. I especially liked the keth Green Song Asleep in the light. We are using it in a Wednesday night’s evangelism and discipleship group. My phone number is 757-587-9458,

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