We'll go to more trouble to remove a pebble from our shoe than we will a problem from our heart.
It’s easy to think that our troubles are bigger than God because our troubles are so close. Things take a turn for the worse, the world as we know it ceases to function in the way we think it ought to and we immediately think that God is not all He says He is, or … Continue reading Seeing Beyond Our Troubles
Life only works when God is in it.
For a believer, every day is a day of sacrifice.
When we find ourselves in crisis, either self-inflicted or through circumstances not our making, the advice is the same: remember that the God we serve is almighty.
Through his trials, Job saw God in a whole new light.
Sometimes it's best when our most earnest prayers go unanswered.
At the beginning of his troubles, after Satan had taken his property and his children, Job said: “…Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD” (Job 1:21). No offense to Job – I don’t … Continue reading At the beginning of our troubles
Sometimes you just don’t know what to pray.
For all the problems that life puts on our plate, we need to remember that no matter how big our problems, our God is greater than them all.