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?
The Good Old Days
The days of our blessings are fleeting. Thankfully, so are the days of our hardships.
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
All things work together for good even when you break an ankle
Last night, after we got home from church, my wife slipped as she got out of the truck. Jane has a high pain tolerance. She gave birth to four children and barely cried once. When she fell last night and hurt her right ankle, she cried in pain. I had never heard her do that … Continue reading All things work together for good even when you break an ankle