9 “Does Job fear God for nothing?” Satan replied. 10 “Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? You have blessed the work of his hands, so that his flocks and herds are spread throughout the land. 11 But now stretch out your hand and strike everything he has, and he
Do all things without complaining and disputing… (Philippians 2:14) Working together can be a true blessing, yet can be a challenge at times. The blessing comes from having many different people, with many unique characteristics, whom God has given different skills to in order to get a job done. Just as we are told
When we lack self-control, we allow impatience and the lack of respect for ourselves and sometimes others, to give way to our fleshly desires. Soon we push the boundary lines God has set for us and we wind up in disobedience and sin…
And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid;
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (2 Timothy 1:7) Fear and anxiety go hand in hand, like brothers. Where there is one, many times there is the other. There are other members to this family like anger, control
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16) We are truly fortunate and blessed that we are allowed to come boldly, yet humbly, before God’s throne to seek His grace and mercy in our lives. What is
“For this reason, when I could no longer endure it, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor might be in vain.” (1 Thessalonians 3:5) The Apostle Paul had much concern for the church and the faith of the people he and the other disciples,
Fear is a powerful emotion that can keep one from moving forward. It’s like a taser where once it hits you, it seizes you up, making you unable to move.
With everything we are seeing and hearing on the news, how is it possible to live in the world and not become like the world? How can we, alone, change wrong to right? How can we, alone, make a difference? To look on the surface and see all that is happening, it sounds impossible, but it’s really not, when we follow the Word of God.
But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. (Matthew 6:6) There comes a time when soldiers go to battle, but before they do, they train