What difference do you and I make? It may not feel like you are very important to anyone, that no one really cares what happens to you. Yet there is someone who believes in and cares about you. To God you are valuable and special. Why? Because He loves you for who you are.
Human beings come and go, in one hundred years most of the people alive today will be gone and largely forgotten. Only God remains the same. Every generation finds Him the as the generation before had found Him—unchanged, and still worthy of our confidence and hope.
Psalm 91 is a psalm of trust and is especially meaningful to those who are exposed to danger and hardship. The words are a source of comfort and security and protection in times of sore need and deep distress.
The last verses of the Book of James are an earnest appeal to let prayer and praise hallow every part of life.This includes the area of our health. When sickness comes God is concerned about our need and has given instructions on how to seek healing from Him.
Jim Wolf spent more than seven years behind bars. But he spent more years than that in the bondage of sin. As a youth, Jim spent much of his time on the street selling drugs, breaking into people’s houses, stealing, lying, cheating. Those years brought a harvest of trouble. Fights. The law. Jail.
Man's worship of God can never be correct until he has a right concept of God. Since God is invisible it is impossible to make images of Him. Even if we would never worship images it is still very possible to live in idolatry by worshiping a false concept of God.