God Is Working for Your Good

As I held my two-week-old newborn daughter in my arms after her mid-morning feeding, I was feeling both exhausted and content.  The incision from my c-section was healing nicely but I was still quite sore. I was having pleasant thoughts about my brother-in-law’s upcoming wedding which was less than a week away.  My husband and […]

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What on Earth is God Doing?

It’s a question so many of us are asking lately.  With all that’s going on in the world these days it makes us wonder if God is really in control.  Does he really know what He’s doing? Does God really care that there’s a pandemic that is killing thousands all over the globe?  That senseless […]

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God Disciplines Those He Loves

A father sits with his young son on the edge of the bed explaining why he’s about to get a spanking.  In loving and gentle, yet firm, words he speaks about the consequences of disobedience. All the child can think about is how many times he’s going to get whacked.  But, deep inside, he knows […]

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The Benefits of Family Devotions

A few months ago my husband and I, together with our two pre-teen children, started having a family devotional time during the evening several nights a week.  We recognized the importance of teaching our kids about the characteristics of God so that they would begin to embrace Him as a Person and not just be […]

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How to Seek Happiness in God

The Song of Songs, also known as Song of Solomon, paints a beautiful and intimate portrayal of the budding marriage relationship between Solomon and his bride.  Some blush as they read through this Old Testament book.  I know I did the first time I read it as a young woman.  Many wonder why God required […]

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Is God Angry With Sinners?

It was a warm Summer afternoon and the congregation was settling into their wooden pews preparing for another midweek sermon.  The pastor, who was concerned that his flock had been virtually unaffected by the revival that was happening in surrounding areas, had invited another speaker to address the church in the hopes that the people […]

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What is the Christian’s Delight?

I can only think of a few things on earth that I thoroughly enjoy.  Breathtaking landscapes come to mind.  Traveling from the city to the countryside, to the mountains or to tropical places causes me to experience refreshment and renewal.  I can feel my whole body relax and the tension just melts away. I also […]

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