Saturday, September 26, 2020

He Prunes Us Because He Loves Us

He Prunes Us Because He Loves Us – “Wherever you find yourself, may you know this: God isn’t standing over you cutting away all those things in your life because he doesn’t care about you and he wants you to be miserable. He’s pruning you because he loves you.”

In Praise of Uncomfortable Friendships

In Praise of Uncomfortable Friendships – “God loved David, but David often loved other things more than God. Thankfully he had people like Nathan around to help him get back on track. We all need people like this. And they don’t have to have a leadership title to do it.”

When Life Feels Crushing

When Life Feels Crushing – “Do you feel as though you are being crushed? Does your suffering feel overwhelming? Are you waiting in the dark alone?”

Why We Should be More Familiar with OT Sacrifices

Why We Should be More Familiar with OT Sacrifices – “I’m delighted to discover how richly rewarding it is to gain greater familiarity with these sacrificial rituals and with the text of Leviticus. Perhaps this will encourage you to take a closer look at this oft-neglected book as well.”

I Confess (It’s Easy to Neglect)

I Confess (It’s Easy to Neglect) – “Confession wipes away the relational junk between us and God.”

Why Did God Heal Me? Lessons from an Unexpected Miracle

Why Did God Heal Me? Lessons from an Unexpected Miracle – “The Christian answer to the problem of suffering does not answer every question people have, but it is still a better answer than anything else.”

Friday, September 25, 2020

What to Do When Life is Miserable

What to Do When Life is Miserable“So what do we do when life is miserable? What did Paul and Silas do? They reached into a miserable, painful, hopeless situation in the dead of night with prayers and songs.”