For All Intents And Purposes

“I cry out to God Most High, to God who will fulfill his purpose for me.” – Psalm 57:2. Watching the news is so discouraging. Tragedies abound. The deadly explosion during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England yesterday is the latest example. The tragedies seem arbitrary and unnecessary. The same thing can…

Is God Heartless?

“For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.” – Zephaniah 3:17 Bad news dominates the news. Every day we read or hear about some…

Joy and Sorrow

” All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.” –…

God Is My Co-Parent

”I believe that if an angel were to wing his way from earth up to Heaven, and were to say that there was one poor, ragged boy, without father or mother, with no one to care for him and teach him the way of life; and if God were to ask who among them were…

Under The Influence

“I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you.” – 2 Timothy 2:5. A little boy forgot his lines in a Sunday school program. His mother was in the front row to prompt him.…