The Bitter Made Sweet

“So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they [the Israelites] went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it…

What’s Next?

“So now that you have graduated from high school, what are you going to do next?” “Well, if my scholarship goes through, then I’ll be going to medical school; otherwise, I’m going to scale back my plans and go to the state university and pursue a degree in dentistry.” “That’ll be quite a challenge, but…

“Grace to the Lowly”

“Surely He scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace unto the lowly” (Proverbs 3:34). “…God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:6-7). Scorners lift up themselves, refusing to yield to anyone else, always resisting them. They pay…

Are Pieces Missing in Your Puzzle?

Have you ever felt like your life is one big puzzle—like you were born as a thousand-piece puzzle—and each year, thousands more pieces have been added? Even though your parents might have assembled some of this puzzle for you as you were growing up, does it seem like you have had to figure out the…

Ritual or Relationship?

  Do you ever felt like you are making great efforts to do all of the right things (or at least what you were told were the right things) to please God, yet He still seems distant or unreachable to you? Do you feel like a sense of guilt comes over you if you don’t…