Andy Tran

University Seventh-day
Adventist Church

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Latest Devotionals

The Peace of God

Learn how the peace of God can make you thankful in the midst of difficulty this Thanksgiving season. Based on Colossians 3:15

Previous Devotionals

The Rod

The Rod

Learn why the rod of God in Psalm 23:4 brings comfort to David during his darkest moments and see that this same tool is also available to you.

My Enemies

My Enemies

The question is never whether we have enemies or not, but rather, how do we deal with them? Learn how by watching this video on Psalm 23:5

This is episode 5 in a series of videos on Psalm 23

Death’s Shadow

Death’s Shadow

In Psalm 23:4 David transitions into a personal experience with God, yet this is the darkest part of the Psalm. Is it possible to get closer to God during our darkest moments? Watch this video to learn more .

Restored

Restored

In Psalm 23:3, David speaks of restoration. Have you ever wondered why this follows verses 1 and 2 which suggests that all is well with the sheep? The power of this verse is that it shows us how prone we are to walk away from that which is good and that the Shepherd continues to pursue and bring us back to his fold. Learn more by watching this video.

This is video is part 3 of a series on Psalm 23:1-6.

Green Grass

Green Grass

In Psalm 23:2, David reminds us that the Shepherd is the only one who has the power to make the sheep lie down. This scene of restfulness comes when all the sheep’s needs are met due to the Shepherd’s work. Learn the great truth that this lesson teaches about how God takes care of you by watching this video.

This is video is part 2 of a series on Psalm 23:1-6.

My Shepherd

My Shepherd

Psalm 23:1 David confidently proclaims, “The Lord is My Shepherd, I shall not want.” Have you ever wondered why having the Lord leads to such satisfaction and contentment? Check out this video to find out.

This is video is part of a series on Psalm 23:1-6.

Processing Pain

Processing Pain

Life with all of its broken pieces still has a purpose. Our moments of grief are not useless in the great hand of God. Learn why Romans 8:28 applies to you, your situation. Learn what God’s response is to your present heartache and pain.

Pure Religion

Pure Religion

Based on James chapters 1 and 4. Pastor Jermaine shares some insights on what we really need during these turbulent times. Watch to find out how and why pure religion is so important.

A Safe Distance

A Safe Distance

Based on Luke 22:54 and James 1:12. Pastor Jermaine shares why it is crucial not to allow any distance between Jesus and us in our moments of difficulty. That we cannot afford not to pray and study the word of God when we are experiencing hard times, but that we should see trials an opportune time when God is drawing close to us!

No Doubting?

No Doubting?

Based on Matthew 14:30, 31, and James 1:5-8, Pastor Jermaine takes a look at how doubt works to destroy faith in what God can do, and what we can do to avoid the many uncertainties that come into our lives during our most trying moments. Like, share, or comment on this video. We would love to hear from you. Thank you for being a part of the UChurch community.

Ask God

Ask God

Pastor Jermaine Gayle shares from James 1:5 that there is a prayer that God always responds to with a resounding yes! In our moments of difficulty, we need to ask God for His wisdom so that we can face our trials, not only with understanding but also with confidence, knowing that He has our good in mind.

When Trials Break-in

When Trials Break-in

The book of James teaches us that when trials march into our lives unexpectedly, we should not treat them as unwelcomed guests but as friends.

When It Hurts

When It Hurts

Two Things to Remember When You are Hurting by Pastor Jermaine Gayle

Troubled Heart?

Troubled Heart?

Pastor Jermaine Gayle shares some words of encouragement from John 14:1, 27

Every Morning

Every Morning

Pastor Jermaine shares some words of encouragement from Lamentations 3:21-24

Fear Not

Fear Not

Pastor Jermaine shares from Isaiah 43:1.

Find Rest

Find Rest

Pastor Jermaine shares some words of encouragement from Matthew 11:28–29.