I had a revelation as I was in a Bible study tonight: there is nothing wrong with being me. If I want to show up in my life with the power of the Holy Spirit, I need to entirely believe this truth. I am who God made me to be,
Whatever the case might be, God is not worried about 2019. On Sunday I heard someone give someone else a word of encouragement. It really encouraged me too. God was not worried about this person, and He isn’t worried about us either. Had I been asked, “Is God worried?”, I
It’s okay to cry. Today I want to remind us of that simple truth. The same man who wrote to the Philippians, “Rejoice always!” cried as he wrote part of the letter. (Philippians 3:18) He also cried every day for three years when he served as a missionary in Ephesus.
As I have read Josephus, the ancient Jewish historian, it has constantly stood out to me how different his writing is than that in the gospels. Though they were written about the same time and about events happening in the same places, the gospels are full of peace and the
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again. Rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4) Even now, Father, for real? Yes, child, even now. Have you any idea of the difficulty of my circumstances? Do you know what I face? Yes. Then how can you say “now”? Because I have already won