Hope in Dark Places

There are always uncertainties ahead, but there is always one certainty—God’s will is good. –Vernon Paterson, businessman For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those … Continued

Are You Tempted to Give Up?

Our yesterdays present irreparable things to us; it is true that we have lost opportunities which will never return, but God can transform this destructive anxiety into a constructive thoughtfulness for the future. Let the past sleep, but let it … Continued

The Cross Sweetens Bitter Waters

Acrid bitterness inevitably seeps into the lives of people who harbor grudges and suppress anger, and bitterness is always a poison. It keeps your pain alive instead of letting you deal with it and get beyond it. Bitterness sentences you … Continued

Fragile Shields of Wishful Thinking

Daily living by faith on Christ is what makes the difference between the sickly and the healthy Christian, between the defeated and the victorious saint. –A.W. Pink, pastor and author Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a spring; his branches … Continued

The Deadly Curse of Double-Mindedness

Doubt discovers difficulties which it never solves; it creates hesitancy, despondency, despair. Its progress is the decay of comfort, the death of peace. “Believe!” is the word which speaks life into a man, but doubt nails down his coffin. –Charles Spurgeon, pastor and … Continued

The Obedience of Faith

The Bible recognizes no faith that does not lead to obedience, nor does it recognize any obedience that does not spring from faith. The two are at opposite sides of the same coin. –A.W. Tozer, pastor and author By faith Abraham obeyed when he … Continued

Manna from Heaven

We want God to provide more so we need Him less. –Mark Batterson, pastor and author But when they measured it with an omer, whoever gathered much had nothing left over, and whoever gathered little had no lack. Each of … Continued

Time to Switch Careers!

Faith does not grasp a doctrine, but a heart. The trust which Christ requires is the bond that unites souls with Him; and the very life of it is entire committal of myself to Him in all my relations and for … Continued

Springs in the Desert

No difficulties in your case can baffle him, no dwarfing of your growth in years that are past, no apparent dryness of your inward springs of life, no crookedness or deformity in any of your past development, can in the … Continued