Let Go in Faith: Trusting God When it Hurts

Let Go in Faith: Trusting God When it Hurts

Learning about faith in God is more than only believing He will give us what we want. True faith is trusting in Him when we don't understand, accepting He knows what is best even when it hurts, and walking on even when we want to sit down. For a child of God, learning to let go in faith is a continual lesson we seem to forget and re-learn often. Faith in God doesn't just heal. There are times when it wounds us first – and then it heals. Trusting God People always want to know why … continue »

Are You a Stepping Stone or a Stumbling Block to Others?

Are You a Stepping Stone or a Stumbling Block to Others?

"But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak." (1 Corinthians 8:9) As Christians, we should not only be concerned about the lost, but also about each other.  Because it's so easy to be discouraged, it helps to have someone who knows what we're going through (namely, other … continue »

Everything Happens For A Reason

Everything Happens For A Reason

People say this a lot, but usually without much thought.  No one really stops and considers what "everything happens for a reason" means.  Some credit things like fate or karma, or luck or chance, but to say it's God?  For some, that is going too far. Why is this happening? In Ecclesiastes 3:1, King Solomon had … continue »

Living With A Thorn: Leaning On God's Sufficient Grace

Living With A Thorn: Leaning On God’s Sufficient Grace

Everyone has times of struggles.  Times of pain and suffering, grief and sorrow.  But for some, there are also more continual, day-to-day trials that stay with us, no matter how often we might pray that God would intervene and remove these burdens from our hearts. In 2 Corinthians 12:7-9, the Apostle Paul spoke of his own "thorn … continue »