There are some things in life where the answer is obvious and if God chastises us for our inaction, it should not surprise us.
Because of her asthma problems my wife had been on high-dose Prednisone for a very long time. One of its side effects can be avascular necrosis where the blood supply to the hips or the ankles can be severely diminished, killing the bone. For my wife, that happened in both of her hips. So, by … Continue reading And the hardest part is…
Does our go to plan really include God?
The distance that grows between us and God is self-inflicted.
Yesterday I read a quote that said: “God is not Who you think He is. He is Who He says He is.” It is a powerful and true saying. During His ministry, Jesus had a turning point moment where He lost a great many followers because He challenged their conceptions of Messiah on that very … Continue reading God is not Who we think He is
Psalms 30:6-7 (6) And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. (7) LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. I once heard a story of a woman who had won her state’s lottery. In an instant, she went … Continue reading Blessings can be Dangerous
God has no pantheons and He has no super saints. He only has believers like you and me to trust Him so He can show Himself mighty in their lives.
Faith is the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). It’s also the interpreter of the “evidence” that is seen. Whenever we are faced with a “doubtful disputation” (see Romans 14:1) of God’s revealed truth, we must always side with God no matter how convincing the contrary arguments may seem.
When Jesus answered the disciples' question about who would be greatest in His kingdom, His answer probably surprised them all.
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?