When Prosperity Comes, Head to the Brook

[Image credit: Picryl/Library of Congress Have you, as a child of God, ever noticed that when a prosperous season comes to you, God will often send you away to a place of separation? It won’t necessarily be to an isolated shack in the middle of a desert or a forest; in fact, you may never…

“In Spite of It All, the Lord Stood With Me”

Paul the Apostle is considered to be one of the greatest men in the Bible. He was educated by highly distinguished teachers, and obtained the status of a very knowledgeable and outstanding religious leader among the Jewish people. He said of himself that “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus,…

Envy for the Wicked?

Envidia / Envy: Inequidad flickr photo by NeoGaboX shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license  “John’s been promoted again,” Maria sighed to herself. “This is the third time in six months. How does he get ahead like this?” Then Sarah, the recently hired office assistant, raced into the room and leaned over into Maria’s cubicle,…