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.
Same God. New Focus.
Through his trials, Job saw God in a whole new light.
When it is good God chooses not to answer
Sometimes it's best when our most earnest prayers go unanswered.
At the beginning of our troubles
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
When the words just won’t come
Sometimes you just don’t know what to pray.
There’s a Verse for That
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.
Master! We perish!
When we are in a storm and getting swamped, we think God is asleep and unaware when really, He is only a prayer away.
But what do you do when it all goes wrong?
Have you ever made a decision to do the right thing before God, gone after it with your whole heart and then slammed into a brick wall of resistance?
God gives in the superlative and exactly what we need
We tend to think of God in very human terms. It makes sense because outside of God’s Word that’s all we have to go by. This is why the Bible is not optional. We need Scripture to get the right perspective on ourselves and on God. From this passage we can see that when it … Continue reading God gives in the superlative and exactly what we need
God always remembers
They say the two best days of a boat owner's life are the day he gets the boat and the day he gets rid of it. Don’t believe me? Ask Noah. Building that huge boat was no small undertaking. Dealing with the contractors had to be stressful enough! Then there was maintenance of the boat … Continue reading God always remembers