Are You Sleeping on the Outside of Your Heart?

Earthquakes are an interesting phenomenon. They come and go as the earth’s crust shifts around on its molten core. Their intensity varies from tiny tremors that barely register on measuring equipment to a full blown rupture that destroys whole cities or reshapes the countryside. Most earthquakes are not a single event, like a hurricane or…

Difficult Situations

“In my distress I cried unto the Lord, and He heard me.” Psalm 120:1 God chooses to put His children into situations of intense difficulty sometimes, which seem to lead us to a position of no escape. If He asked us in advance what we think of being subjected to them, it would never be…

He Hears Our Cry

“…in their trouble [they] did turn unto the Lord God of Israel….” And when “…they had sworn with all their heart, and sought Him with their whole desire…He was found by them. And the Lord gave them rest round about.” 2 Chronicles 15:4, 15 When He heard His people’s loud cry for help, the Lord…

Is Your Sorrow over Sin Leading to Death or Life?

At any given moment, there is someone who has done something wrong throughout the world. Whether the offense was a minor or major one, if that person was caught, or the error was exposed, he or she experienced some kind of sorrow. For most people, feelings of anguish only arise when the byproducts of their…

God Will Take Care of You

“… [Cast] all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 There are times when the Lord God chooses to put His people into intensely difficult situations which appear to lead to a position where there is no way of escape. If He were to ask you in advance what you…