How Does God See People?

Read Romans 16 As a card-carrying introvert, this is an important chapter for me. We talk about God’s relationship to the world, His love for the lost, His grace in the Church, but we tend to talk in general, corporate terms – big picture.  You know.  God loves all people.  For God so loved the…

My Calling

In a ‘me’ culture, God calls me to support and serve, to love in response to hatred. In a world of despair, God calls me to hope – confidence in my future with God. In the rhetoric of contention, God calls me to unity – likemindedness in Christ. The world offers confusion; God offers joy…

No Man is an Island – I Thessalonians, Day 8 (the end)

“We are obliged to love one another. We are not strictly bound to ‘like’ one another. Love governs the will: ‘liking’ is a matter of sense and sensibility. Nevertheless, if we really love others it will not be too hard to like them also. If we wait for some people to become agreeable or attractive…

One Small Step…..

Read Genesis 24 – Genesis 24:61 And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way. Throughout the Bible, God gives example after example of history changing events that hinge upon simple acts of obedience.  Rebekah is one such example. The…

Questions for a Seeking Heart

Which is greater? for God to remove every problem and hardship, or for God to provide a way and walk with us through the problems and hardships? Which is more? for God to grant our every selfish request, or for God to help us learn contentment in whatever circumstances we face? Which is best? for…