Throughout the Bible, we read stories of how God used imperfect people. He chose people with stuttering lips, poor self-esteem, sinful backgrounds, and little education to perform extraordinary feats for Him. It was a choice based on His grace, knowing His power was greater than any weakness. But though they did great things for God, … Continue reading Strength Over Weakness
Tag: God’s Word
Because God Said So
If you’re a parent like me, you have probably had your child contradict what you just said and insist on doing something different. Maybe they threw a fit, or maybe they just asked a whiny, “But why?” Our typical response is, “Because I said so!” Many times God instructs us to do something, and we … Continue reading Because God Said So
7 Effects of Fear
The world gives you many reasons to fear. Violence, sickness, and financial crisis are just a few. But regardless of the reasons, God clearly tells you not to fear (Isaiah 41:10). He is not the creator of it, and He does not give it (1 Timothy 1:7). When you are faced with opportunities to fear, … Continue reading 7 Effects of Fear
Choose Your Soil
Matthew 13:1-23 is the well-known Parable of the Sower. It tells of a sower who scattered the seed of God’s Word on the soil, or hearts, of four people. Following the parable, Jesus explains it so His disciples could understand: “Listen then to the [meaning of the] parable of the sower: When anyone hears the word of the … Continue reading Choose Your Soil
True faith isn't TRYING to believe and act on God's Word. TRYING includes doubt that something will work. We TRY on clothes at a clothing store because we're uncertain that they will fit. We TRY a new hairdresser to give them chance to prove themselves. We TRY a new recipe, unsure that it will taste … Continue reading Trying Faith?
Whom Shall I Fear by Chris Tomlin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q24z4XcJxnM In a world of chaos, never forget! "And nothing formed against me shall stand. You hold the whole world in Your hands. I'm holding on to Your promises. You are faithful."