Have you ever lived in a season of thirst or waiting, when you start to wonder if God hears or sees you? In this heartfelt post, Sarah encourages us with God’s word and his everlasting goodness. Who needs to read this truth today? Perhaps you are called to share this post with someone you love and remind them of the “goodness of the Lord in the land of the living”.
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.
The Fruit of the Spirit
Scripture tells us that the “Fruit of the Spirit” is an essential part of our Christian growth and that it has the following attributes: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. In this post, Richard shares with us what the Fruit of the Spirit is and how to see it in our daily lives as we walk with Christ.
The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness and Goodness
If we do not see how Jesus cares for us, we will not care for what He cares for. We will be mean and hold grudges, the opposite of His character. Kindness shows the world that we are a real Christian, while goodness is the character trait that makes people liked and even lovable by others. It is attractive and alluring, that catches people's attention and respect.
God is Good, Even on Bad Days (Take Five)
Today’s links are all about the sovereignty and goodness of God, even when our lives feel out of control or frightening to us. Despite our circumstances, today’s posts and video remind us to lean on Jesus for strength, learn from our difficulties and trust in God’s power and goodness. Whether you are in a hopeful place or a dark one, how can you hold on to God today?
Our Heavenly Father Gives Good Gifts
No matter how much I may ache for prayers to be answered or circumstances to change, this much is true: we have a heavenly Father who is as creative as he is loving, who made our world with endless tastes, smells, sights and experiences for us to enjoy, and ways for us to find him in the design of a wildflower, the rush of a waterfall or the understanding companionship of a spouse. (Romans 1:20)