The False Hope Of Jeremiah 29:11
Perhaps your “captivity” has you in a season of waiting, or trial, or in need of healing or direction. Relief from that trial is not your ultimate hope. God’s plans for you are bigger than to simply make your circumstances better, quicker.
A World Without _______ Would be a Better World!
The way to cope is not to imagine a better world, or to wish it would all just go away. The mechanism for handling the increasing trouble around us, according to Scripture, is faith in God.
Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Internalized comparisons start by eating away at your own peace and then turn into bitterness that spreads through the church causing even more division and destruction. As a part of Christ’s body through faith you don’t have to compare yourself to anyone. You are a unique, intentionally designed and crucial member of Christ’s body.
Things That Matter Rarely Happen Fast
“so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness…
Empty at Christmas
Philippians 2:6-8 “Though He was in the form of God, He did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of…
Treasure In Earthen Vessels
Christians are flawed. They do not have all the answers. They are susceptible to pain, suffering, anxiety and fear. They lose their way sometimes and bad things can happen to them. The follower of Christ gets scars and bruises like other people do and will die just like everyone else. A Christian is not someone…
He Remains Faithful
When I think about faithfulness in my life I laugh a little on the inside because I know how I am. It’s not that I’d call myself a complete failure in everything, but honestly, I fail every day. And so do we all. Who doesn’t desire to be a more faithful spouse and parent? Who…