He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?Romans 8:32 NKJV George Müller is considered to be one of the spiritual giants of the church. Do yourself a Favour and read his life-story. Faced time and time … Continue reading God will provide “all” you need
But I fear that somehow your pure and undivided devotion to Christ will be corrupted, just as Eve was deceived by the cunning ways of the serpent.2 Corinthians 11:3 NLT Have you heard of the velvet ant? It has a coat of tiny hairs that feel smooth and velvety. But it's all a disguise. It … Continue reading The sting
Lysa TerKeurst | Proverbs 31 Ministeries “My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody!” Psalm 57:7 (ESV) I trust God. Until I don’t. That doesn’t feel like a very Christian thing to say. But if I don’t acknowledge this struggle, I can’t address it. And I don’t … Continue reading Suspicious of God
“The LORD had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.’”
Genesis 12:1 (NIV)
If there is anyone in this world who enjoys being at home, it’s me … but my son is a close second. (If you look up “homebody” in the dictionary, you might even see our pictures.)
So when it came time for him to decide on a college, my husband and I were very surprised he chose a school away from home.
Of course, I had encouraged him to explore all options. Isn’t that what a good mama is supposed to do? But I didn’t actually think he would select one of those out-of-town schools.
Once he announced his decision, butterflies churned in my stomach. Everything in me wanted to change my son’s mind, especially with the uncertainty of…
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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 Anxiety is worry over things which we cannot control and which we do not remove from our thoughts. Anxiety dominates and controls a passive mind and a troubled heart, filling both with doubt, … Continue reading Daily Wisdom (Apr 6)
Bring my op 'n rots waar ek veilig sal wees. (Ps. 61:2) Moet oor niks besorg wees nie, maar maak in alles julle begeertes deur gebed en smeking en met danksegging aan God bekend. En die vrede van God wat alle verstand te bowe gaan, sal oor julle harte en gedagtes die wag hou in Christus … Continue reading Daily Light on the Daily Path (Afr)
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God — that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. 1 Corinthians 1:30 God's grace has brought us into a saving relationship with Jesus as our Lord and Savior. As believers, we recognize that Jesus' sacrifice on the … Continue reading Daily Wisdom (Apr 2)
He was supreme in the beginning and—leading the resurrection parade—he is supreme in the end. From beginning to end he’s there, towering far above everything, everyone. So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of … Continue reading Redefining “Good” Friday
"With his stripes we are healed."Isaiah 53:5 Pilate delivered our Lord to the lictors to be scourged. The Roman scourge was a most dreadful instrument of torture. It was made of the sinews of oxen, and sharp bones were inter-twisted every here and there among the sinews; so that every time the lash came down … Continue reading Thought for the Day (Mar 31)
Lysa TerKeurst “Yet you, LORD, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.” Isaiah 64:8 (NIV) When I was walking through one of the most difficult seasons of my life, God showed me a powerful picture. I’m not really a “see some sort of … Continue reading Delicate, Not Fragile