“Is [anything] too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son. (Genesis 18:14) “Is anything too hard for the LORD?” This is one of those Sunday School questions that everyone who has been a church member for any … Continue reading Is anything to hard for the LORD, really?
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. Proverbs 13:25 The reason the contented believer is able to eat to the satisfying of his soul is because he, like Paul, has learned to be content. “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have … Continue reading Learning Contentment
(25) And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.(26) And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon … Continue reading Strength in the face of discouragement
Clean "-ish" When my brothers and I were much younger, our family lived in a house where one room was designated as our playroom. We built things out of Lego, had play fights (and real ones), built forts and did all the other things little boys at play will do. We also made huge messes. … Continue reading IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?
We need to be aggressive and proactive about our faith.
God's plan for our lives is peanut-butter-and-jelly simple but so often we want to put the peanut butter and jelly on the outside and wonder why our lives are such a sticky mess.
Standing against the crowd for God makes you stand OUT from the crowd. It makes you a target to your enemies but a focus of blessing to God.
As God continued preparing the people of Israel for their entry into the Promised Land and the blessings they would face, He made some startling revelations about their past journey and their future. The difficulties they faced along the way were not just allowed by God, they were authored by Him. And thou shalt remember … Continue reading Difficulty, Deprivation, Deceit – and the Glory of God?
As God prepared His people to enter the Promised Land, He told them of the blessings that awaited them there: Deuteronomy 6:10-13(10) And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great … Continue reading With great blessing comes great responsibility
Life only works when God is in it.