Any close relationship requires work over time. It’s that way with friendship, with marriage, with family, and with God.
My dad often reminded me, in society, to try to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem. I believe Christians should ask God, “What is my part?”
May the Father of us all grant us peace on this wonderful day that goes back to a dad who raised six children all by himself.
The Bible offers life-lifting, heart-healing and soul-strengthening comfort for every ‘dis-ease’ of life.
Scripture says to not lean to your own understanding, but in every way trust God.
Elijah felt there was nobody else in the world going through what he was going through... Maybe you feel like that now.
His grace is sufficient in the calming of our storms, healing of our bodies and restoring the great principles of our nation.
The only source where we can find what we need is in the Word of the Lord. He knows what you are going through and how to get through it.
Without using our actual powers of observation, without taking the time to read about how things really are — as opposed to what we tell ourselves they are — we inevitably get things wrong.
In this unprecedented time of history that we occupy, with bad news seemingly coming toward us from all sides, perhaps finding something productive to focus on is a good thing to do.
The book of Psalms provides insight regarding where our help comes from.
I’m not suggesting we don’t love our families, friends and neighbors — but I do believe we lack consistency in the degree and intensity.
People will try to bring comfort to others without even having the answers themselves. As a minister, I can honestly say that I do not have all the answers. However, God does.
People lose their joy and shout in their trials because they lose sight of the reason for joy.
To receive what God has for us, we must grow into it and sometimes that takes time and a little stretching and molding to fit into the master plan He has created for us.