Dealing with Suffering

This past week many have suffered in great agony and despair. During times like these we are tempted to wallow in self-pity, bitterness, and even shout out at God. But let’s not get stuck there. Despite all the despair, let us look into the face of our Heavenly Father and Son, Jesus Christ. May weContinue reading “Dealing with Suffering”

12 Things to Be Thankful For

Heavenly Father, you are our Salvation. From your glorious throne, you look upon your disobedient sons and daughters with compassion. When you see how sin enslaves us, you comfort us. Extending out your hand, you grant us your favor. We trust your plan that you designed for our lives. When we face trials, we rememberContinue reading “12 Things to Be Thankful For”

How to Know God Is With You

A little girl crawls into her grandfather’s lap.  In his arms, she doesn’t fear the semi trucks rushing by on the highway.  Even when he lifts her onto the front of his motorcycle seat and speeds down the darkened road; she’s not scared. Benefits of God’s Presence In this same way, we find comfort whenContinue reading “How to Know God Is With You”

10 Reasons To Be Joyful

My breathless husband murmured, “I’m not going to the emergency room.” Should we refuse to listen to the doctor’s advice? Sometimes we are like this with God, “I’m not going to…” Fill in your own blank.  It may be an unwillingness to give financially, pray out loud, or invite people into your home. We mayContinue reading “10 Reasons To Be Joyful”