We are going to face trials in this life - whether we are Christians or not - that's just part of life.
But what we as Christians have, are the awesome promises from God that stretch from the beginning of the Bible to the end... There isn't one book that doesn't contain a godly promise of safety, security or refuge.
Have you ever felt like things just weren't right? There's a voice inside you telling you that this isn't right or needs to change? Or you have wished that you could do something to make a difference? Have you ever looked at the news and something broke your heart?
Are we soaking in and thirsting for all that God wants to give us or are we losing that attitude as soon as trouble or trials come? Are we praising only in the good times and worrying in the rest? Am I trusting me, myself, my own
One of satan's greatest tactics with us is to keep us trapped in the past. He blames, he condemns, he tells us that we can't do something because of 'this' or 'that', he tells us we are no good, and basically he is
When I look back on my life I see so many times when people were trying to point me in the right direction and where people were trying to lead me in the wrong direction. At the end of the day, it was always my choice on what to do, but I can certainly
I love seeing and hearing stories of redemption! A person's testimony is the most powerful thing they possess. It is proof of the work that the Holy Spirit does in their lives and is the greatest witness to those around them.
In this insightful and fascinating TedX, Dr Gabor Mate reaches into the WHY of our pain, which leads us to the self-seeking gratifications we indulge in... from heroine addiction to alcoholism to over eating to shopping.
Genuine apologies - those from the heart - those that admit their wrongness - to God and to others - the ones that lead to changed behaviour - those are the ones that matter.... God sees the heart and the motive.... And thank goodness He grants us discernment! Be wise!
Four days ago we were sitting on the balcony of our hotel room enjoying our morning coffee, listening to the birds singing, and contemplating what a fabulous day it was going to be. Steve turned to me and said
Do you know how much you are really loved? I think we often carry so much weight around with us... we call it 'baggage'. All of our bad choices and regrets drown us and anchor us in 'this' place of despair. We let past
So many of us and way too often, look at God as a wrathful, vengeful being out there in the universe somewhere that is so out of tune with our reality that He just cannot be reached and probably doesn't even care about what we are going through anyway. We see Him through twisted, religious Old Testament eyes, causing famines, floods,