Some have said that peace is the most elusive treasure in all the world. It's so hard to find. Some believe it's an illusion. Others feel it is temporary and beyond our control. But the words of God paint a different picture about finding true peace.
I tried to find an inspiring message from the book of Obadiah. It’s not as easy as you think.
It has only been recently that I came to realize that there is power at the table. Sure, food is consumed there, but if you re-read the definition above, it is clear that a lot of other valuable, highly relational activities occur at the table.
When we experience life in its fullness, we will eventually feel the need to express that feeling in some way. Such is the case with worshiping God in song and music.
The only two things a person has to do is die and live with the consequences of their choices until then. Knowing that we have this kind of freedom, how shall we make choices that are positive for everyone?
While we find rejuvenation in a number of different activities (or lack of activities) from time to time, we would do well to remember that such activity itself is not the source of our restored life.
When it comes to believing God for divine miracles and praying for the supernatural to occur, many of us are scared. It might seem like justified fear, too. Many times, people pray for healing and when nothing happens, what are they to think?
Do you ever feel like waiting on God is like waiting for the end of the universe? I want to give us all a temporary pass to reflect on the profound frustration that often comes from waiting on God to answer prayer or solve our problems.
Jesus told his disciples, “Go into all the world and (1) tell everyone the good news about who I am, what I did, and what just happened to me, and (2) make committed followers out of people from every nation.” Are we still taking that seriously?