Facing Trials

Something Out Of Nothing

God requires faith and in order to intimately know God, trust is necessary. There are many stories in the Bible where faith is demonstrated and blessings then follow. Job, Esther, Moses, Mary….. Isaiah, Joshua, Joseph, and Ruth are just a… Read More ›

Confusion And Calamity

It seems like overwhelming circumstances enjoy a grand entrance. Calamity doesn’t care about being convenient or whether she fits into our daily schedule. In fact, inopportune moments are her favorite time to appear.  Therefore, it is no surprise that these… Read More ›

Fall On His Grace!

“And the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.”   1 Peter 5:10 GRACE:  “God’s Riches At… Read More ›

Pearls and Diamonds

“Deep in the center of the earth, a diamond is formed. Though many will admire its beauty and usefulness, when its formation is complete, none views the process by which it is formed. It is hidden, unseen, in the darkness. … Read More ›

Compassion

Compassion is having a sense of concern over another person’s need or pain. It includes pity, sympathy, and empathy. Our Lord Jesus was, and will always be, full of compassion.  “He has made His wonderful works to be remembered; the… Read More ›

Hope Radiates In The Dark

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.” ~Anne Lamott http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Christianity/2009/01/Hope-Quotes-from-Christian-Leaders.aspx?p=2 Unexpected storms often… Read More ›

Compassion Is Love In Action

Compassion is love put into action. In Greek “Compassion” is defined as “Inward Affection, Pity or Sympathy, Yearning.” What compassion really means is “Suffering With Another!”  It does not stand still or permit us to ignore problems. It will never turn away… Read More ›

A Fool

“Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from ANY direction.”  ~Unknown “Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.” Proverbs 28:26 (NIV) “And God gave… Read More ›