One of the things I love the most about the bible is how it tells the stories of ordinary people and their struggles in life. It’s an encouragement to me, especially when I see those who walked closest to the Lord dealing with life, it’s setbacks and their ultimate triumphs in following His will for their lives. The grind of life can really get to you at times, so just how do you deal with it.
Believe, seek, follow…many years ago the Lord gave me that phrase. The explanation of the phrase is simple, but the answer to the questions it raises are complex and needed for the times we live in as Christ followers.
When trouble comes, our first response is that God has missed a step, was caught off-guard or has completely forgotten His promise. We are tempted to question why things happened the way they did or how we arrived at our present circumstance. What we have to decide is if we are going to trust Him and His plans for us.
Clutter, sometimes I have to ask myself, how did we end up with so much stuff! But does clutter just mean the useless junk you have stuffed into your storage shed, or garage, or attic or closet or ???
I thought I had covered everything in our Speak Life series until I open my computer Monday morning. After I finished with my devotional I stop by Facebook to check on what was up, that’s when it hit me square in the face! I never touched on social media, the internet and it’s impact on our lives.
Why does there always seems to be that one guy or gal that can’t seem to find anything in life to be happy about. You know the eternal pessimist, the one that just seems to walk through life with a rain cloud over their head. Is that person you or do you know someone who is, then this message is for you.