Once we have embraced the promise of trials and accept that God has a purpose in them, then we can praise Him for the greater work He is doing in our lives.
Choosing to believe in Jesus Christ means choosing to live through all kinds of challenges with our eyes focused ONLY on Him and God’s Word.
When I’ve been at my weakest not my strongest–is when Jesus Christ has transformed my soul and given me freedom and rest regardless of life’s circumstances (1 Corinthians 1:27).
There is purpose in sorrow. Pain doesn’t afflict us because God is mean or because we lack faith. God uses pain to carve our character.
Pray intensely, confidentially, continually! In the car, in the shower, as you lead, as you follow . . . pour out your soul to our Lord.
In our current culture, it is vital for each believer in Jesus Christ to have a solid faith; one that does not waver when the storms of life rage on.
God’s love transforms us, no matter the shape we’re in. Because of this, we can rest in God’s love despite our circumstances, whether we feel the abrasiveness of pain or the glow of celebration. We are His.
Maybe it’s time to give up your DIY project and allow the Holy Spirit to invade . . . I mean take over what you cannot face or endure alone.
Jesus, the great carpenter, has a blueprint in mind for each of us. He slices, sands, and whittles our lives in order to remove what isn’t needed for the job He has for you and for me.
God must be on the throne of your heart, in the center of your mind, and the seat of your passions.