Why It’s a Blessing to Know that Jesus Plus Nothing is Enough
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Why It’s a Blessing to Know that Jesus Plus Nothing is Enough

Jesus said, “I AM the Messiah.” (John 4:26) He said, “I AM the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” (John 14:6) And when Jesus asked Peter what he believed about Him, Peter said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16) So, today I’m taking a closer look and asking myself…

How You Can Be Strong Enough to Survive Any Problem You Face
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How You Can Be Strong Enough to Survive Any Problem You Face

Father God,I’m not strong enough.I can’t. I’m afraid. What’s the thing you fear most? That thing that makes your palms sweat and your heart race? The thing you beg God not to allow—telling Him you can’t, you’re afraid . . . you’re not strong enough. But when you finally get the courage to talk to a friend…

Why It’s a Blessing to Surrender to God Especially When It’s Hard
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Why It’s a Blessing to Surrender to God Especially When It’s Hard

What if God asked you for permission before He allowed your life to get painful and messy? I imagine like me, you would quickly reply, “I don’t want to!“ “I don’t want to . . . endure, suffer, grieve, lose, forfeit, repent, surrender, forgive, etc. It’s too hard. It’s too painful. I’m not strong enough . . ….

How to Answer Someone Who Says Your Faith is Belief Without Evidence
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How to Answer Someone Who Says Your Faith is Belief Without Evidence

There’s a Twitter user who seems to take pleasure in challenging followers of Jesus and the Bible. This individual often replies to faith posts with comments like… “Faith is believing something without sufficient evidence. Faith is pretending to know things you don’t know.” Is that right? Is faith belief without evidence? This is how the…

2 Important Things to Remember As You Go Through Seasons of Change
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2 Important Things to Remember As You Go Through Seasons of Change

One thing is certain in life . . . things change. Some love it and others find it terrifying. I think most of us get excited about positive changes but just the thought of unpleasant changes can make us anxious. If the season is difficult, hearing the words “this too shall pass” may be encouraging…

How to Trust God with Your Life When You Don’t Understand His Will
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How to Trust God with Your Life When You Don’t Understand His Will

I often hear from readers who are walking through heartbreaking circumstances. They share that although they have prayed and prayed, God hasn’t moved and it seems as though He may allow the heart-wrenching circumstances they feared. You may have been there or maybe you’re there now. You can’t find a job and your savings is down…

How Spending Time at the Foot of the Cross Helps Us Trust God
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How Spending Time at the Foot of the Cross Helps Us Trust God

Do you trust easily? For many, it all depends on the extent to which they’ve been disappointed and betrayed in the past. Trust is defined as confident reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, and promise of a person or thing. Trust relies on consistent reliability! Many of you shared Proverbs 3:5–6 as your favorite verses….