Two Simple Comments that Have Me Re-evaluating My View of God
How often do we view God as we want him to be? We sometimes believe that there has to be a reason for everything, and that somehow God is supposed to explain it to us. Recently, two separate comments lead Keith to understand God in a new way, and see his will and ways with a new point of view. Is it time for you to re-evaluate your view of God?
The Frustrating Cycle (And Why I Am Grateful For It)
One of our favorite stories in the Bible is the great story of Nehemiah. In it, we find drama, opposition, perseverance, success, and leadership (just to name a few). Most of the time, people focus only on the first several chapters. However, in this post, Keith shares with us why the frustrating cycle of Chapter Nine is worth our time and reflection as well.
Does Your Mind Wander When You Read the Bible?
Have you ever sat down to read the Bible, gotten only a few paragraphs in, and your mind is off somewhere else? Keith understands, but he shares in this post a trick he has been using for almost 15 years that helps him immensely as he studies God’s Word. Click on the post to see his Bible-reading advice, and let us know if it helps you in your reading this week!
How to Pray Through the Battle
We all know that, as believers, we are called to pray for the people in our lives. But how do we do so? In this post, Keith gives us a helpful guideline for praying for our friends, children and spouses by using Ephesians 6:14-17, and praying the “armor of God” for them. After all, as Keith reminds us, this world is a battleground and we must pray through it!
10 Tips for Liking the Bible (Because Believing It’s True Is Not Enough)
Do you ever have to force yourself to read the Bible? Contributor Keith Ferrin knows this is a common problem, so he just released his new ebook, “10 Tips for Liking the Bible”. Read his post for more information about how to get his book and great giveaways, and hopefully you will also be inspired to pick up your Bible and enjoy the adventure of reading it with joy.
Is That Really in There? (When the Bible Strikes Your Funny Bone)
Have you ever been reading your Bible and found yourself laughing? At least, do you sometimes shake your head as you ponder the amazing things that are said matter-of-factly? In this post, Keith shares with us that when he gets a chuckle at occasional stories in the Bible, it reminds him of how real God’s sense of humor is. Are you ever surprised by God’s humor?