Amos, Isaiah, Paul, Trusting in God

Hate Evil, Love Good: You cannot Hide From God

This morning, I woke up at 1 AM. I just could not fall back asleep. Some bible verses came into my head, and I kept repeating them silently. If God is for us, who can be against us? --Romans 8:31 (NKJV) "No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you… Continue reading Hate Evil, Love Good: You cannot Hide From God

Choosing Faith Each Day, Mark

God, Help My Unbelief

How do you pray? Do you pray with a wish list? Do you pray to take away your worries and sorrows? Do you pray for others? God wants to hear every prayer, big or small. There is no wrong way to pray. I read the scripture verse this morning that said when you ask for… Continue reading God, Help My Unbelief

John, Love and Praise, Trusting in God

Thanking God That My Plans Did Not Work

When I look at my life, I still try to find my own solutions. I am getting better about letting God handle situations in my life. I sometimes still find myself thinking that something looks good enough. God has something better, that I have not even imagined. Five years ago, we were going to sell… Continue reading Thanking God That My Plans Did Not Work

God's Character, Paul

Power Through Jesus

We have power through Jesus Christ. I have been trying to wrap my head around this idea for awhile now. Whatever thing we are going through, God can give us the power to endure it. If we want to change ourselves, God can break the chains that hold us down. In the bible, Paul prays… Continue reading Power Through Jesus

Paul, Trusting in God

In Everything, Give Thanks

One of the best things we can do for ourselves is to be thankful during difficult times. I have been trying to focus on the positive things in my life and not the difficulties, because difficulties will consume me. I opened up the bible to 1 Thessalonians this morning. It says to rejoice always. Some… Continue reading In Everything, Give Thanks

Paul, Trusting in God

An Outcome Beyond Our Imagination

I don't know why I get surprised by the goodness of God. God does amazing things for us. When I let go of my worries and give them to God, amazing things happen. I worry. I get stressed out. I try and control the situation, which just gets worse. Then, finally, I truly let go… Continue reading An Outcome Beyond Our Imagination

Paul, Trusting in God

God Will Bring Glory Through Suffering

On the drive home from seeing my mom, I was thinking about where I was five years ago. Five years ago, my husband was laid off from his job. I was working from home part-time. My kids were 2 and 4 years old. We had just taken our house off the market, because it didn't… Continue reading God Will Bring Glory Through Suffering