You would think that all believers would be happy people. After all, Almighty God loved them so much that He sacrificed the life of His only Son so that they could have a relationship with Him that lasts throughout eternity, right?
Not only this, but God continues His blessing with His grace. God’s grace is His undeserved gift of divine influence that is seen in His inspiration, direction, guidance, protection, encouragement, conviction, strength and power that enables you to deal with life and live uprightly even in the midst of all the mess. Continue Reading →
Life is a mix of some good things and some not so good things. Wouldn’t you agree? This combination of good and bad is always in a state of flux and it is always changing. There will always be a part of your life that is good and a part that is not so good.
How do you deal with this reality?
Along with this swing between periods of good stuff and bad stuff is a parallel swing between being content and happy and being discontented and unhappy. Continue Reading →
Here is something I have experienced in my life that I am sure you have experienced as well. When you are in the middle of a rough patch it seems like it will never end. And the longer these problems hang around, the bigger they seem to be. Can you identify?
God knows how you tick; He made you. He knows you will have many problems and troubles in this life, and He knows that you will struggle with them. Continue Reading →
One of the hard things to achieve in life is contentment. To be content is to be OK with who you are and what you have. A contented person is not always desiring something they don’t have or getting tired of what they do have and wanting something different. To be content means to be satisfied.
It’s pretty hard to be content with your life if you are always looking at what you don’t have and dreaming of having something else. Continue Reading →