Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

When you are afraid, who do you trust?

Do you struggle with fear and anxiety? I think most of us do sometimes, especially when life throws us a curve-ball. But I like that the Psalmist in the Bible never says “I don’t struggle with fear”. Rather, he shares his strategy for how to respond when worry does come his way. Psalm 56:3 says, “When I… Continue reading When you are afraid, who do you trust?

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The freedom to obey

http://bible.com/59/jhn.14.21.ESV A relationship with God is not just about feelings and emotions. Its authenticity is shown in a life devoted to someone and something other than ourselves. The Christian life is one of complete surrender, joyful obedience, and willing sacrifice. Christians obey their loving, generous Father knowing there are far greater things ahead than those… Continue reading The freedom to obey

Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

The One who won’t betray

Have you ever been betrayed or taken advantage of by someone you thought you could trust? David, the writer of the book of Psalms, describes his own experience of deception in Psalm 55… “My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant. His talk is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his… Continue reading The One who won’t betray