Articles Tagged 'Times'

Give Your Fears to the Father

How remarkable that Jesus felt such fear. But how kind that he told us about it.

Max Lucado reminds us that Jesus made all sorts of faces as he lived life much as we do, and because he has been where we are, even in the darkest of times, we can turn to him and find grace to help us in our times of need.

Dear Husband, You're Worth It!

What happened last weekend felt hopeless and dark. But this weekend says it wasn’t.

Jordan Harrell captures the reality of the good times and challenging times in a marriage and what God is up to in all of it if we will keep on loving each other.

The God Who Loves a Party

God loves parties!

When people come together to enjoy God's blessings and celebrate God's goodness, God not only approves; he comes to be a part.

You Will Get Through This!

Life is hard, but God is great at helping us get THROUGH life's toughest challenges!

Max Lucado shares the encouragement that we can get through our tough times just like Joseph did his.

Sometimes Some Things Don't Change

What do you do when you don't know what to do?

Tom Norvell reminds us that there are many things in our lives that may not change, so in those times we need to be sure and lean on the Lord and trust in his grace to sustain us.

A New Normal

What are you going to do in the new financial environment?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the economic times, especially the financial downturn, gives us an opportunity to learn new things and establish new values, more biblical values, in our approach to consumption, greed, and ownership.

Just Part of the Job

A brain injury and a call for the maintenance man?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real challenge is to be resourceful and take our meager resources and big challenges and put them in the hands of the Living God.

Pessimism: Its Mistaken Perspective

What is there to gain by pessimism in any of its disguises?

Rubel Shelly deals with the seemingly unending pessimism in human ways.

Steering through the Storms

How are you going to find your way through the mess?

Rubel Shelly talks about how we can navigate through the economic and political storms and also reminds us that adversity is the opportunity for new beginnings.

Spiritual Restoration

How do we re-charge our spiritual batteries?

Muriel Larson shares some things about being spiritually dry and about an experience on a ranch where a stock pond revitalizes life around the parched desert.

Quality People

Who do you have in your life?

Bill Denton reminds us of how important quality people are to our lives as we face challenging times.

One Phone Call

Why wait to the last minute to make the call?

Russ Lawson reminds us that we had better follow through on those things that are most important to us because all we have is now.

Free to Serve

If I am free, why would I want to be a servant?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that because of Jesus, even difficult tasks are a blessing to do.

The Jewel

What's the most precious thing you've seen?

Muriel Larson reminds of the great blessing we have from Romans 8:28

Too Much Rain!

What can you do when the rain falls and the floods come?

Katha Winther reminds us that life can be full of periods of bad things and rainy days with floods, but God has not forsaken or abandoned us and will see us through.

Silly Love Songs

Have you had enough?

So many songs and so much talk about love these days for married folks is silly and not very helpful or real.

Tough Times Toughen

Wow, tough times can be hard, but is there a payoff to them?

Tough times, even when they are filled with temptation can help us grow and better appreciate good times when they come.

Making God Laugh

Should this actually be one of our life goals?

God is really in control, and is at our side, and in control of our agenda if we will loosen up and let him lead us.

Controlling Change or Changing Control

What do you do when you can't control your life?

The world is changing and we lose control, but the real issue isn't controlling as it is yielding to the one in control.

Our Safety Net

Jesus calls us to the future, not to fear.

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Running Out of Time

How much time do you have left?

We need to live with a greater sense of urgency and intention because salvation is nearer now than ever before.

More Than a Magical Symbol

What does the Cross mean to you?

The Cross must be more than a mere magical symbol to ward off evil, it must be the power of God for our lives.

Times are Changing

So you think you have it figured out? It's going to change!

With everything in our lives changing all the time, it is very nice to know that Jesus doesn't change.