“If I have made gold my trust or called fine gold my confidence, if I have rejoiced because my wealth was abundant or because my hand had found much, … this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges, for I would have been false to God above. Job 31:24,25,28 Job knew … More Job’s wise investment advice
Even when times were tough, God had not given up on His people. The book of Daniel is an encouragement that God has a future and a plan for His people, all His people. Today we read Daniel 1-2. There are at least three statements in Daniel 1 which reveal the sovereignty of God (His control … More He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;
After losing two children to a rare disease, Nancy Guthrie has become an unofficial spokesperson for finding God’s hope in the midst of suffering. She said, I’ve experienced one of the worst things that can happen, and I haven’t found I’m strong and I can handle it. But I have found out God’s promise is … More Holding on to Hope
What can we learn about God this month as we read through the book of Job? In chapter 1 we read: Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them. The LORD said to Satan, “From where have you come?” Satan … More Trusting God through calamities
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. (1 Peter 3:8-9) John Piper, in a sermon, “Your Calling … More Go on trusting in God’s future grace.
Pastor Kim Riddlebarger on James 1: Joy is simply the knowledge that it is well with our souls, despite our present circumstances. It may not be well with our bodies. It may not be well with our job, or with our particular circumstances. But because Jesus died for our sins, and because he was raised … More Even in trials, it is well with my soul
Proverbs 28:26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. Trusting in your own mind, in your own heart, is the opposite of trusting in the Lord. Look at the contrast: be a fool or be delivered. Remember the words of Proverbs 3:5 and 6? … More Be a fool or be delivered.