We will never understand everything in this life. If we knew and understood the "WHY" behind life's perplexities and pain, we wouldn't need God, or faith. Sometimes God allows us to experience hard things so He can reveal His power and love to us. Then the glory will go to Him, not us.
Is there a genuine cure for the alcoholic who longs to be free from his uncontrollable addiction? Any hope left for the one who has tried any and every remedy offered, and still finds himself a slave to the demon drink?? YES! The Great Physician is waiting to be asked for His help in the case.
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.
Why do people get sick? Who is to blame for physical suffering? How can illness be prevented? A look at these questions and more, and a reminder that we will only wish for physical healing as long as we live in our physical bodies. May God receive glory from our lives in both sickness and health!
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.
God has created man with a controllable sex drive. Gratification cancels out satisfaction; satisfaction means no immediate gratification. You and I continually make the choice between the two...because we cannot have both.
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.
“How do you plead?” the judge asked. I swallowed. I hadn’t realized how difficult this would be. “Guilty,” I answered. Guilty. We have all felt guilty at one time or another. More than that, we have all been guilty.