Having faith in God is easy when all is going well—when the kids are behaving, the job is going well, and the biggest issue you face for the day is what to have for dinner. But how do you access that same faith when everything is going wrong? Remember that, as a human, your sightContinue reading “Have faith in God, six reasons to build faith in God”
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Five ways to encourage others as Christians
We may be natural at encouraging others or we may struggle to find ways to give others a boost. Either way, encouraging others is part of our calling as followers of Jesus. In 1 Thessalonians 5:11 ~ Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing What I loveContinue reading “Five ways to encourage others as Christians”
Do we trust God enough to leave the outcome in his hand?
Do we trust God enough to leave the outcome in His hand, or do we grow anxious and try to seize control of the situation? Is God our first source of provision or our last-ditch effort at finding an answer? God tests our faith to produce patience and character; to cause our faith to growContinue reading “Do we trust God enough to leave the outcome in his hand?”
We need to get beyond just believing God to knowing him.
Knowing Him For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. (2 Tim. 1:12) As I meditated on this verse recently, I saw something “new.” ThatContinue reading “We need to get beyond just believing God to knowing him.”
Jesus is our peace.
The natural man lacks peace with God. We all come into the world fighting against God, because we are a part of the rebellion that started with Adam and Eve. Romans 5:10 says we were enemies of God. We fought against God, and everything we did militated against His principles. But when we receive Jesus Christ, we cease being enemies of God—we makeContinue reading “Jesus is our peace.”