Jonah knew God’s heart is for repentance, and he didn’t want that for the Ninevites. God enjoys blessing His children, but we often want something else.
We all have a worldview from which we live. How does the Bible affect your view of life, God, and self?
1 John 3:6 Explained: Only bathed in love from the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, John can have us look at sin without the discouragement of condemnation.
The Christian life is an adventure because we are following a God that is creative in how He deals with us. Have you come to know this wonderful adventure?
…Although seasons in our lives when God is silent may be important in our spiritual growth, they can also be deeply disturbing. As a result we often attempt to solve the problem of God’s silence with simplistic explanations of complex situations, lopsided applications of Scripture and platitudes of premature comfort. We are afraid to simply wait with the mess of problems unresolved until God Himself unmistakably intervenes, as He did on Easter Sunday.
Taking on the heart of flesh requires moving out of the heart of stone. The stone has been removed, but you need to move out of the tomb.
By withholding forgiveness I could very well be hindering God’s provision and plan for those I care about. The power of forgiveness is the path of life.
We live in two worlds—or better, in one world with two parts, one part that we can see and one part that we cannot. We are urged, for our own welfare, to act as though the unseen world (the rest of reality) is, in fact, more weighty and more real and more dangerous than the part of reality we can see.
Did God want Abraham to kill Isaac? Was David supposed to kill Saul? Does God lead us into situations we are to choose to say no?
If you do not see God is good, you will not ask Him for things you care about. If you are afraid He will not come through, you will not persevere in prayer.
Love You Rightly by Allyson Prior has had a great effect stirring up devotion in me personally as I have listened to it repeatedly. I hope it blesses you.
Have you ever thought how Joseph must have felt through the Christmas story? Here he is engaged to be married to a teenage girl, and she turns up pregnant.
We all need to maintain our first love. Steve Douglass states three reasons maintaining your first love as a leader is difficult.