It was the most lopsided fight in human history. Did Jacob actually believe he had a chance against the God of the universe? Let's talk about wrestling with God. We’ll learn from Jacob’s example how to manage our own inner struggles with the Lord.
It’s easy to read the Bible and pull out individual verses that we think speak to our situation. But, we need to be conscious of the entire passage, so we don’t take God’s Word out of context.
Even when we’ve forgiven someone for hurting us, it’s not always easy to forget the pain that was caused. Perhaps you’re struggling to mend a broken relationship right now.
God has gifted each one of us with talents and skills. But when we start comparing our gifts to those around us, we run the risk of becoming jealous, and sometimes proud.
Whether you have a son or daughter who has left the faith, or you can relate to the son who stayed at home, the profound teaching of the Prodigal Son has struck a chord in men and women’s hearts for centuries.
The importance of understanding the context of a verse, in order to know its true meaning. Perhaps you’ve been looking to bring your grasp of the Bible to a new level.
Sin is such a familiar word for a follower of Christ. We hear it in church on Sundays, in books we read, but when it comes to admitting our own guilt, we can brush sin off as nothing more than human error, or a mistake.
It’s hard to imagine that Jesus would choose to suffer death on a cross for us. And yet, that’s exactly what He did.
Whether you’re just starting the journey of faith, or you’ve been on the road a long time, you know it’s not always easy to stay on course when circumstances get difficult. Encouragement for those starting to veer off course.
Every one of us has quirks, unique personality traits that define us. And sometimes, those issues get in the way of a productive and healthy life.
Each of us have sins that hinder us from running the race of life. Perhaps it’s a negative attitude, or a habit you just can’t seem to break. Let's take the challenge to seriously look at our own lives.
Stories have a way of communicating more than just words. They enlighten our own experiences and let us step into the experiences of others.