Can God heal? Yes, he can. Does God intervene in impossible situations? All the time. Does God move the hardest of “mountains,” the human heart? Absolutely. But do we ask him? Maybe we don’t pray for these kinds of things because we’ve grown up too much. What would it look like for you to have faith like a child and how would it change your prayers?
The Security of Faith
Are you or someone you love struggling? Are you wondering, "Why is this happening? Where to turn for security? How to maintain hope? Whom to trust? Will faith wane?" Psalm 91 teaches us that we must encourage each other to experience a security of faith and to "fear no evil." From God's high place, nothing can take us out. Let us discover how we can overcome and endure whatever life brings us.
Having Faith in Tough Times
Struggles are real and our questions about them are not easily answered. In the midst of our difficult times - times of confusion and loss of hope - our outlook can become skewed as we are consumed by our circumstances. However, Christ saves us and sustains us, even when times are tough. How have you experienced God’s faithfulness, even when life is hard?
Trusting God with Our Lives (Take Five)
This week, we are highlighting trust - trust in God’s goodness, His faithfulness, His provision, His Church, His plan for our lives and His ability to handle our questions. Whether you read this today as a long-time believer or a skeptic, we hope you’ll see an authentic look at how difficult but rewarding trusting God can be - because He is worthy of our trust.
Roadmap to God’s Will; Trust God with the Future
One of the greatest dangers in our effort to discern the will of God is to make it into a method of discovering the future through divination or false religiosity. Our goal with this post-series is to focus on what the Bible teaches, not in order to figure out what our future might look like, but to understand what God wants us to know about Him and His will.
Releasing control to God; gaining life by letting go
Humans have been seeking to understand and control every aspect of our lives, from atoms to black holes, from our health to our relationships and everything in between. Our need to control is deeply ingrained in who we are as human beings. To release control is not only counter-cultural, it feels like we're losing ourselves. But in Matthew 10:39, Jesus calls...