Posts tagged devotional
The Rescuers, Faith, and the Power of Positive Thinking

When difficult times come, people recite an oft-used platitude that is meant to be comforting: “Have faith.” Seems a little vague if you ask me. Have faith…in what? That things will turn out okay in the end? That’s…nice, I guess? Just believe that things will be good and they will be good.

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Not Me, God: Questioning and Resisting God's Call

Sometimes God’s plan isn’t easy to understand, and it’s easy for us to question what He asks and commands. But if God has called us to it, He has made a way for us to accomplish the task, and it is necessary that we do it. Even if we don’t understand why, we are the right person for the job.

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Knowing Who Wins: Lessons from Infinity War

We’re human and we like to be in control and know how things are going to end. But how often do things actually play out exactly as we envisioned them? We don’t know the end. But God does. What may seem like a detour to us, may be a necessary path for God to get us where we’re going. What seems like two steps back for us, is actually necessary for God to move us forward.

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Fix My Eyes

As Christians, our life is in Christ and our life IS Christ.  God literally gives us breath, but also our spiritual life is only possible through Jesus.  So it’s kind of a fair trade (if fair means we get the vastly better end of the deal) – God gives us life and we give our life to God.  If our life comes from God, our life focus and purpose should be God.  Our whole life is to be devoted to bringing glory to God.

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