The Word is True Even When We Struggle to Believe it! Sometimes we struggle to believe the Word, or get fed up with what we are assigned to do... God's calling on us is to simply live out what we don't feel like doing at the time--and the truth we know and love succeeds just the same.
Three Questions to Ask When we are pondering whether we should speak, Corrie Ten Boom's three questions help us.
Words and the Power of the Spoken Word Words carry power to build up or destroy. God is asking us to watch our words.
God is opposed to the Proud It is one thing to have a lot of human foes. it is quite another for God to be opposed. It is always wise to turn the page on the things that cause God to be antagonistic.
We Become What We Admire If something attracts our attention, we move toward it... This is true in every aspect of life. The Epistle to the Hebrews makes that point
The Triumph of the Cross, When All Seems Lost Nothing can prevent the power of God from showing up, even when those who fight the faith try to cover it over to prevent it from being seen...
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 6) Even if you are the one who has ruined everything, God is able to take your absolute loss, and turn it into something magnificent.
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 5) It's everywhere in the Bible. When we bring our failures, (or other's sins against us) to God and ask him to buy the loss back, we move from something awful to something magnificent... This happened for old warrior Joshua, and it can happen for us.
Moving from Plan A to Plan A+ (part 4) Philip was forced to flee for his life, and God used his departure to change a city (Samaria) and perhaps a nation (Ethiopia). His trouble became his opportunity.