Every single person in this world has been disappointed by someone – be it parent, sibling, friend, spouse, boss, co-worker, pastor, church friend or God Himself. Just like Adam, we have a tendency to blame others for our own weaknesses and failures. Adam not only blamed Eve but God when God asked why they were… Continue reading Disappointment with God
“As Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed Him, shouting loudly, ‘Have pity and mercy on us, Son of David!’ When He reached the house and went in, the blind men came to Him, and Jesus said to them, ‘Do you believe that I am able to do this?’ They said to Him, ‘Yes,… Continue reading Is God still able when you’ve waited a long time?
I’ve been writing about fear lately because it seems to be on the rise. Our world is full of stress, anxiety, worry, and just not knowing what’s going to happen and when. Are you anxious about tomorrow? Worried that you may not meet the demands of your life? Fearful of what “might” happen and of… Continue reading The root of worry, anxiety and fear
“My grace is sufficient for thee, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 KJV Made perfect means to complete. It is interesting, as if it is possible, that God’s strength is somehow not complete or perfect without my weakness. Is anything incomplete with God? No….God is always totally perfect. And yet here… Continue reading God’s strength in place of our weakness!
Fear seems to be running rampant in our world today and it’s not just terrorism, but fear of failure, rejection, poverty, being alone and being lonely, being disqualified from something, being turned down, etc. God knows exactly what troubles our hearts. He wrote about an aspect of it in Proverbs 29:25, “The fear of human… Continue reading More thoughts about fear…
How do we as believers deal with anger and other emotions? Jesus was rejected, despised, frustrated and compassionate, but what about angry? Hmmm…Anger is one of those topics we as Christians do not often want to deal with; it feels unsafe, and is often a misunderstood emotion. It’s not talked about very much except perhaps in… Continue reading Did Jesus ever get angry?
Do you struggle with feeling guilty about stuff, even if you’ve not done anything wrong? Does guilt motivate you to do things you would otherwise not do? Many Christians struggle with guilt. Does it have any place in the believer’s life? “Should” I feel guilty about anything? There’s a lot of subconscious feelings out there about guilt… Continue reading Do you struggle with guilt?