Have you ever wondered why Jesus went through so much pain and suffering on the cross? Have the circumstances of Jesus’ death ever caused you to doubt God’s love or goodness? If you’ve ever considered these kinds of questions, perhaps this poem will bring you comfort and encouragement as you think about Christ’s holy sacrifice and great love for us.
The Secret to Waiting Well
In this post, Anne shares her story of growing patience and the ability to “wait well”. God showed her that if she wanted to act like a master, she should model Jesus. Not only was he patient, but instead of waiting to be served, Jesus took a towel and served, by washing his disciples’ feet. In your life, how is God teaching you to be a servant and wait well?
How God Gave Me Freedom From My Motherly Guilt
Everyone knows one of our responsibilities as parents is to provide a safe place for our children. As a mother, I have to keep my little chicks safe under my wings, right? Sometimes, though, we can’t protect those we love. Sometimes we fail and fall short. In those moments, we have to let go of our guilt and hold tightly to God’s promises. He alone can redeem.
Real Love Guaranteed to Last
This post is an excerpt from an ebook that Trochia is excited to share, written by a member of our devotional writing team. Read the post and download the ebook to be encouraged and uplifted by God’s love - real love that is guaranteed to last - and let us know what you think of this resource and if it touches your life in a special way.
Spilling Water and God’s Grace in my Family
In her excitement of being out for dinner, Jessica moved her hand and her water glass toppled over, all over the table. That happens sometimes when you’re seven years old. What Anne experienced next was so different from her childhood, and so obviously a testament to the grace of God, that she shares it today with us. May God’s grace cover your family, as well.
Be Still and Know He is God
Silence is a lost art. As the world keeps turning and life bustles around us we can learn to “Be still and know that He is God,” as Psalms 46:10 says. Through moments of reflection, refreshment and listening, let’s take some time today to sit in God’s presence.