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Moses and an Angry God

In Exodus chapter 4, we find Moses at the burning bush trying to explain to God how he was not good enough to do what God had asked him to do.  God listens to Moses’ objections, providing answers to his concerns.  God was patient and addresses every objection raised by Moses until he asked God...

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Who Am I

What does it mean to be born again? Exodus 3 tells of the story of Moses who was ordered by God to lead the oppressed people out of Egypt. Initially, Moses had doubts and even questioned whether or not the Israelites would follow his lead. And God knew that the King of Egypt would resist,...

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Getting a Handle on Your Snake

In the presence of fear, how do you know if you should stay put and fight or take flight? It’s easy to stand firm and be obedient to God’s word when everything’s going right in our lives. But what happens when we reach a fork in the road and must make a life-changing decision? Oftentimes,...

How To Get Your Joy Back
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How To Get Your Joy Back

What does it take for us, as believers, to live out the joy-filled life God has promised? In the midst of the storms life brings, is it really possible to be at peace? Proverbs 19:3 says, “People ruin their lives by their own foolishness and then are angry at the Lord.” But far too many...

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The Plumb Line

God has given you a grand vision for your life. For years, it’s been on your mind, but you’re starting to have doubts because you have no idea how to get out of your current situation and begin pressing forward. What are you to do as a believer? In Zechariah 4, the Lord sent a...

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The Pit Dug For You

How are we to react when facing opposition from the enemy when we’ve done nothing wrong? Daniel chapter 6 recounts the story of Daniel who was promoted by the king as ruler over the entire empire, but thrown into the lion’s den before his appointment even started due to false accusations by other officers and...

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Abraham’s Lean

Have you been waiting for years on a promise from God to manifest in your life, but it seems like it won’t ever come to pass? Genesis 15 tells of the Lord’s covenant promise to Abraham to bear a child. Because he was old in age, Abraham initially had doubts about the covenant. But God...

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Stretched But Not Broken

In spite of our shortcomings, God wants us all to have eternal life through him. God doesn’t just limit his blessings to the righteous; he seeks those who are broken and in need of both physical and spiritual restoration. In Luke chapter 5, Jesus was questioned by the Pharisees because they didn’t understand why their...

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Jesus Saw Him

Have you ever had that heart-sinking feeling of getting your car stuck?  Maybe it was mud or some loose sand. Nothing can make you feel powerless and helpless quite like watching your tires spin and your car sink deeper and deeper into the mess. It is times like that we have to rely on someone...

My Son, My Son, Absalom!
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My Son, My Son, Absalom!

No matter what you may be facing in your family today, the grace of God is present to give you the strength and ability to respond just as your Heavenly Father would.   In the face of every failure… every deceit… and even outright rebellion… the grace of God is more than able to overcome and...