Like the disciples, all of us have our doubts and questions - we are full of imperfections. We come to the communion table likely to betray Him again and choose something safe and comforting over following Jesus. Thankfully, the invitation to the Lord’s Supper isn’t contingent upon our performance. What is your communion table experience? Share with us!
Sarah’s Laughter and God’s Faithfulness to Keep His Promises (Genesis 18)
When God first made his promise, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars… so shall your offspring be,” Abraham believed God. His wife Sarah still had some growing to do in her faith. As she remained childless, she could not fix her eyes on what was unseen, but only what she saw. She would look at her well-worn hands day after day, and she laughed, thinking that God could not possibly fulfill his promises after so long.
Lessons on Worry from the Lord’s Prayer
In Matthew 6, when Jesus instructs his disciples on prayer, he says:
“…Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our debts, As we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” There is something important and sanctifying in praying for God’s provision for this day and not for one day after. How do you handle the temptation to worry about tomorrow?
What You Feed Your Heart Will Feed Others
When it comes to physical health, what you eat makes a big difference. A poor diet can lead to health problems, while nutrients from good foods provide the foundation for energy and vitality. Spiritually speaking, what we take into our minds and hearts via our five senses is equally important. This post will challenge us to examine what we’re feeding our hearts. Suzy Lind shares what she learned while discussing music preferences with her teen-aged son.
How Do We Seek First the Kingdom of God?
“Seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33 This is probably a familiar verse, but what does seeking the Kingdom of God mean? How do we seek it “first”? Suzy reflects on these and a few other questions about seeking God.