• Building on Strong Friendships God’s Way

    What does the word relationship bring to your mind? Blissful days of love and harmony? Maybe not. I know I am not the only one with a history of strained relationships. Some of our greatest blessings, as well as our greatest difficulties, are intertwined in our relationships. So what do we do about it? How do we block Satan’s attacks on our relationships? Join me over the next couple of months as we dig into God’s Word for answers. As we do, a picture of God’s design for relationships will begin to take shape. Start today by looking at a couple of passages in Proverbs.

  • Trust and Obey

    Have you ever tried to fully grasp the idea of eternity? We imagine what it might be like, or compare it to things we understand, but our finite minds cannot comprehend eternity. Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! (NLT). God exists outside of time. In fact, He created time – and us. As we exist inside of time, we have no reference for the absence of time – or for eternity. We simply cannot understand God’s ways. The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong…

  • Children of Israel, We Have a Problem

    Children of Israel, we have a problem. A recurring theme runs as old as the nation’s history. God’s people complain – regularly. But Israel did not start out this way. Years passed, and the king of Egypt died. But the Israelites continued to groan under their burden of slavery. They cried out for help, and their cry rose up to God. God heard their groaning, and he remembered his covenant promise to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. He looked down on the people of Israel and knew it was time to act. Exodus 2:23-25 (NLT) Israel cried out for help. God’s chosen people were suffering in slavery and oppression. But God heard…