Have you ever tried to write your own psalm? Well, according to the team at “Discover the Word,” it’s a great way to express your heart to God . . . and can be a meaningful form of worship. Enjoy a creative and inspirational discussion.
2007-09-27 Thursday, September 27, 2007, Part 2 "You shall not make for yourself a carved image -- any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, v
When God proves faithful in meeting our needs, shouldn’t that ensure peace when the next crisis comes along? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case!
Perhaps you’re struggling financially, or your marriage is on shaky ground. For whatever reason, life seems to keep throwing you a curve. Sound familiar? Don’t lose heart!
At times, we all experience pain. Whether physical, emotional, or spiritual . . . suffering seems to be an inescapable part of life. The story of Drs. Paul and Margaret Brand and how they grappled with the question . . . Why does God allow suffering?
When we see God consistently come through for us over time, our trust in Him grows. We aren’t expected to take huge leaps of faith early on . . . instead our faith grows over time.
Now, here’s an honest question. Is God enough? Without the promise of good health, financial security, even the promise of Heaven . . . is God enough?
What’s your view of God? A cosmic Santa Claus, of sorts? Someone who rewards you for good behavior?
It’s difficult to release our children into God’s care, isn’t it? But as parents, that’s what we’re called to do, as we send them off into the world.
Jeremiah 29:11 states “ ‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘. . . plans to give you a hope and a future.’ ” This is not an idle promise.
In an era of fast food, drive thru ATMs, and cell phones . . . waiting is not a popular pastime. And yet, God often asks us to wait on His timing for things to occur. Whether it’s awaiting the fulfillment of a promise, or anticipating His direction for your life . . . God’s timing is perfect.