Dealing with Challenges (Page 2)

Sometimes the consequence or punishment for our sin is simply delayed blessings.  In the Bible, it took the Israelites 40 years to make what is estimated to be an 11 day trip to the Promised Land.  And only because God had cursed them to “wander in the wilderness” for 40 yearsRead More

God doesn’t disappoint us, people and circumstances do. Then we turn around and blame God.  God is the one constant in this life.  His Word tells us who He is and He never once fails to be exactly who His Word says He is.  Unlike God, none of us haveRead More

I’m learning to extend more and more forgiveness to others. After all, God has forgiven me for ALL my sins.  Plus I may need someone else to forgive me one day too. FILED UNDER: Forgiveness

Why are we letting our feelings about the newly elected President Donald Trump dictate how we behave as Christians? Does the bible call for us to respond with anger, hatred, slander, protests, frustration, violence, vandalism, or disrespect towards our earthly authorities?   Once again, we allow the enemy to defeatRead More

“After removing Saul, he made David their king. God testified concerning him: ‘I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.” – Acts 13:22 (NIV) I love the fact that God called David of all people,  “aRead More

“Why do we as Christians try to fight against the evil of this world by human means?” We can’t fight hate, racism, violence or any other kind of evil, by reciprocating the same hate, racism, violence or evil. Imagine if we came together as a body of believers and spent timeRead More

It’s so easy to worry about any and everything.  In fact the devil does his best to get us to do just that. From finances, to relationships, to our kids, to our health, there is plenty to worry, stress over and be anxious about it.  In fact things can beRead More

This verse is so easy to quote and yet so hard to actually do sometimes.  We can say it to others to try and encourage them but how quickly we forget it when our own time of “waiting” actually comes.  I’ve recently been struggling with waiting for a new/better jobRead More

Stop wishing bad things on your enemy! Proverbs 24:17-18:  “Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice, or the Lord will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from them.”  Sooooo I guess I need to stop envisioning him falling downRead More