Faith

Through it All, Trust in God’s Love

Through it All, Trust in God’s Love

“And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in …

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Be Joyful in the Lord!

Be Joyful in the Lord!

What is the difference between joy and happiness? The world is often a very unhappy place. Day to day unhappiness is to be expected. We all go through it. But what about joy? The Bible uses the word joy far more than the word happiness. Happiness is often external and …

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Is God Testing Us? Will You Be Found Wanting?

Is God Testing Us? Will You Be Found Wanting?

The Pharaoh of Egypt didn’t believe in God’s power. He thought that his gods would save him from the one true God. He was wrong. It may seem that we are living in Biblical times. This year has seen a recreation of the ten plagues of Egypt in their modern …

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We Are All Bound Together By God’s Love

We Are All Bound Together By God’s Love

God is all around us. God does not reside in one temple or one place as Pagan gods do. God resides in our hearts when we have faith. He resides in our mouths when we speak his words and sing his praise. He resides in our hands when we help …

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Anxious and Worried? Turn to the Bible

Anxious and Worried? Turn to the Bible

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me” (Psalm 23: 4). Those words, from the 23rd Psalm, also known as the Lord’s Prayer have offered comfort to the …

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Cover Your Face, But Don’t Cover Your Faith

Cover Your Face, But Don’t Cover Your Faith

Masks, veils, and face coverings are mentioned several times in the Bible. God’s presence and beauty are so vast and terrible that those in his presence must cover their faces. Women are advised to stay modest in the presence of men, and to hide their faces with veils. More practically, …

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The Church is Within You!

The Church is Within You!

The great beauty of God’s words in the Bible is that they can offer comfort to the individual in need. “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10). For the suffering soul, the one tormented by anxiety and fear, knowing that they can take time and just sit …

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The Influence of Forgiveness on Physical and Mental Health

The Influence of Forgiveness on Physical and Mental Health

The Apostle Paul said it best in his letter to the church at Ephesus when he said, “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” God understands that forgiveness — whether you’re the giver or recipient — changes things. It …

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The Word of God Has A Lot to Say About Going to Church

The Word of God Has A Lot to Say About Going to Church

Human beings are creatures of habit, and sometimes those habits lose meaning and importance over time. Attending church is often viewed as a legalistic ritual in which Christians partake in simply to “check it off the list.” However, the Word of God has plenty to say on the role of …

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