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 →
For those of you who are in my generation you know that growing older changes things. Age has a way of stealing so many of the things you once enjoyed like energy and strength and are replaced with comfy chairs and long naps. But it is not all bad. There is a great upside to growing older.
The one real benefit to growing older is life experience. Having experienced many of the same things younger people are now experiencing, I have the experience and knowledge to help 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 →
A couple of years ago I was sitting by myself thinking about things. I was down and discouraged and I began to write my thoughts down. As I began to think about things, God helped me with some very encouraging words and some admonition. You might be in the same place I was and this might serve to encourage you as well.
“As I sit here this morning, I am overwhelmed by the love of God and the ways He pours that love out to me, even when I am troubled. Continue Reading →