That summertime hammock may look sturdy and well constructed. But it’s not until we commit to laying down that we find out if it can hold us up! Another helpful study in James, chapter 1.
When life is going well, we tend to forget God’s been with us every step of the way. And unfortunately, it often takes a major loss to get our attention.
Perhaps you’re going through a tough time right now. You won't want to miss this hopeful conversation.
When times are tough and the light at the end of the tunnel is dim, people tend to make deals with God. Bargaining, if God gets them through it then they will . . . fill in the blank.
It’s easy to get caught up in the difficult circumstances of life, and miss seeing the good that comes out of hardship.
More often than not, we don’t fully understand God’s ultimate purpose for the trials in our lives. But during those difficult times, we can hold on to the truth that God can bring good out of our pain. Perhaps you’re going through tough times right now. Find encouragement on today.
The life of faith isn’t always black and white. It’s a mystery. In fact, sometimes it’s difficult to see God’s design behind the trials we’re forced to endure.
Students groan when presented with a pop quiz or final exam. And we don’t respond much differently when life sends trials our way. Perhaps you’re struggling with a difficult situation right now.
The things that test our faith aren’t small. Often, acting in faith means letting go of the things we love the most. And it hurts.
It can be hard to understand how a loving God can allow such difficult trials in our lives.
Ever feel as though the tests of your faith just keep coming? Just as soon as you leap over one hurdle, there’s another one . . . and another one. Having trouble seeing the finish line?
From time to time, we all have tough circumstances that come into our lives. These episodes can either grow our faith . . . or destroy it.