Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 1 Peter 4:12 ESV Pass or Fail Tests will come to the people of God. That is a simple fact of life. How we process the test determines whether we will … Continue reading Tests
Never Fear to Fear
Photo credit: VernsPics via VisualHunt / CC BY-NC-ND The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever. Psalm 111:10 NRSV The Beginning The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom because through it we will find the knowledge of … Continue reading Never Fear to Fear
Photo credit: jonapark via Visual Hunt / CC “You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!” John 5:39 NLT Which One? Which one would you choose: to know the Word of God, or to know the God of the Word? Many think that these are … Continue reading Which???
Eliphaz, one of Job's "comforters," hit the nail with his head when he said, 6 For affliction does not come from the dust, nor does trouble sprout from the ground, 7 but man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward. Job 5:6 - 7 It's true. We generally do not have … Continue reading Disarming Trouble
The Day That Changed Everything 3
Everything changed the day Jesus Christ was born as a babe in Bethlehem. One of the things that changed was our view of God. The God enshrouded in the mystery of history stepped into our world and introduced Himself to us in the Person of His Son. Our view of God would never be the … Continue reading The Day That Changed Everything 3