Trusting as we wait

Quotations from NKJV Bible Gateway https://www.biblegateway.com/ and Dr. Larry Crabb When God’s Ways Make No Sense unless indicated otherwise Setting: When reading the passages from Lamentations, we need to consider the context: Jeremiah the Prophet of God is writing after experiencing the horrors of invasion and captivity. God has recently brought judgment against His chosenContinue reading “Trusting as we wait”

Pressing Ahead to Christ

Scripture: Philippians 3:13-14 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. NKJV Setting: Paul’s Goal Paul writesContinue reading “Pressing Ahead to Christ”

Walking with God: Courage in Faith

Walking with God requires courage, integrity, and abandoning ourselves. I want to dedicate this post my mother and grandmother who demonstrated these truths in their walks of faith! Thanks to all of the Godly women who have set an example for us all! Taylor Combs writes about courage and how we can be courageous becauseContinue reading “Walking with God: Courage in Faith”

God’s Judgment is Love!

For the third post considering God’s ways, we will focus on the wonderful truth that God’s judgment is also an operation of His love. While this seems to be a contradiction, scripture presents God’s judgment as being a redemptive force. The first chapters (1 to end of 3) of Romans explains how that we allContinue reading “God’s Judgment is Love!”

Uncertainty

God’s ways, when necessary, lead us into a state of “uncertainty” within our journey of faith. Uncertainty in this setting is a positive condition! God at times “shakes” up His faithful saints to keep them from getting into a spiritual “rut.” All quotations are from Oswald Chamber’s devotional April 29 “Gracious Uncertainty” https://utmost.org/gracious-uncertainty/ Introductory ThoughtsContinue reading “Uncertainty”

God’s Ways 1

Intro I write this blog for those who are hungering for God, longing for the moment when God returns to fulfill history. Walking with God daily and seeking Him is a journey. There will be multiple times when God’s ways don’t make sense. Clouds will obscure His light. Storms of doubt, grief, loss, and pressingContinue reading “God’s Ways 1”

True Life in Christ & The Gospel

Introduction Do you have true life? Is Christ sustaining you? What is the real meaning and purpose of abundant life? Join me as I explore this topic. Quotes will be from Larry Crabb’s Shattered Dreams and When God’s Ways Make No Sense. Our main scriptural passage for this post is John 10:10 KJV: 10 TheContinue reading “True Life in Christ & The Gospel”

The Blessing of Emptiness

How does God work through the seemingly empty times of our lives? What does it mean to feel empty in life? Why does God send emptiness to us? Join me as I consider how that God empties our lives so that He can fill us with His Glorious Presence! All quotes are from Larry Crabb’sContinue reading “The Blessing of Emptiness”