Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.
Chariots of fire
Gehazi, servant to the prophet Elisha, had no difficulty seeing his problems. Ben-Hadad II, the evil king of Aram, had sent an entire company…
How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide
I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…
Oh, grow up!
Don’t you hate it when your kids settle? Know what I mean . . . when they settle for Cs when they could get As…
Saving Your Self-Esteem
How’s your self-esteem? Remember that your value and self-worth aren’t tied to what you’ve done.
Can You Help Those Who Can’t Help Themselves?
Why should you show love and kindness to those who don’t deserve it?
Job suffered in a way that I can’t imagine. He lost everything in a matter of minutes. His livestock. His livelihood. His house. His…
Take People at Their Word
What do you do when you think someone is lying to you?
Have some peace when it makes no sense
I’m starting to get how this blessing works: “The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ…
Punished for Others’ Mistakes
Why do we have to shoulder the burden and weight of other people’s mistakes?
Roots and Fruit: Grow Closer to Jesus
How does a person have any peace in a world where everything seems so uncertain? Grow! Although the Bible is a hard book to read, it produces knowledge to keep you secure in your faith until Jesus returns.
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jeremy helps us overcome our vulnerabilities, reminding us that no matter what we feel, Jesus is always with us.
Rise of the nones
I am of the Baby Boomer generation. We have much to be proud of, but much also of which to be ashamed. Our parents…