Apr 30, 2021
Of all the gifts God gives His children, joy is perhaps the one closest to heaven on earth.
Who isn’t aware just how wonderful it feels to experience true joy? It is as if the Lord has freed a prisoner.
When American POWs returned from captivity in Vietnam, the looks on their faces as they emerged from the planes...
Apr 29, 2021
Have you ever been fooled by someone? Doesn’t feel good, does it?
But the absolute worst is when we fool ourselves. We try to manage some problem on our own, or analyze why our boss is so mean.
But the Bible has a better way of thinking about it.
Proverbs 3:5 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart...
Apr 28, 2021
Gwen closed her eyes and didn’t dare to even breathe. Japanese troops were right outside her house, looking for her and other missionaries.
It was World War 2, and American forces in the Philippines were nearby. Just when Gwen and her friends thought someone would throw open the trapdoor to their basement hiding...
Apr 27, 2021
When trouble is on the horizon, it can be hard to trust in God’s promises, and to believe He has a plan for us.
The book of Judges in the Old Testament gives us an awesome example of trusting God in the story of Gideon.
God called Gideon to lead Israel into battle with the Midianites, who had a sizable army of...
Apr 26, 2021
Life is a process. We know that if we’ve lived very long at all. And this week, we’re talking about the process of trusting God.
John 16:24 says, “Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.”
Could Jesus meet our needs by just giving us...