Give God your current situation

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Sep 012017
 
Give God your current situation

“You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result” (Genesis 50:20). Joseph’s life was anything but peaceful. It was complicated by youthful folly, broken dreams, and the mean-spirited actions of others. Sold into slavery by jealous brothers. Thrown into prison on false charges. Yet he […]

Aug 012017
 
Precious Possessions

“But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions” (Genesis 15:14). God kept the people of Israel enslaved 400 years! But when the time came to free them from the bondage of slavery- -they came out with great possessions! These physical possessions symbolize- -the spiritual […]

May 312017
 
From Prison to Portion

“Set me free from my prison” (Psalm 142:7). The heading given to this psalm by the ancient scribes invites us to think of David, falsely accused, on the run, hiding in a cave (1 Sam. 22:1). We might also think of Paul in Ephesus (and quite possibly in prison), “under great pressure,” feeling he had […]

May 182017
 
When the Weather is Wonderful

When the weather is wonderful, temperatures are pleasant, and a gentle breeze blows, people will sing: “This is the day that the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it.” But- When the weather is horrible, temperatures are at the extremes, and perhaps the wind is a gale force, people aren’t as […]

Apr 062017
 
Accept the Fact

“They cried to the Lord in their trouble, and He brought them out from their distress; He made the storm be still.” Psalm 107:29. Life is not free of challenges. Difficulties and even tragedies are to be expected. As a matter of fact, Jesus told His disciples: “I tell you these things so that you […]