I Forgive You, But…| Day 3: Forgiveness Unclogs Your Blessings Pipe

Here is the devotional: The more Barbara and I studied, the more we learned that forgiveness is how God deals with mankind. He is not a grudge-holder, but a forgiving father. Since you are his child, you should (and can!) also be a forgiver. It’s for your ultimate benefit. Harboring unforgiveness is like drinking poison… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 3: Forgiveness Unclogs Your Blessings Pipe

I Forgive You, But…| Day 1: Life Can Be So Unfair

Here is the devotional: Barbara came to church not long after my husband, the founding pastor, had unexpectedly died, and I had taken over his job as pastor.Barbara caught my eye because she seemed unhappy and downtrodden. Her shoulders were hunched over, she didn’t make eye contact, and looked as if she would cry spontaneously.… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 1: Life Can Be So Unfair

The Lies We Believe About God: Day 4 | God’s Plans Cannot Be Stopped

Here is the devotional: God had all His plans in place when He created us. He knew exactly how much everything was going to cost, knew exactly what His ultimate goal was, and knew how everything was going to turn out.So what is God’s plan? Theologian J. I. Packer, in talking about the overarching narrative… Continue reading The Lies We Believe About God: Day 4 | God’s Plans Cannot Be Stopped

The Lies We Believe About God: Day 3 | God Gives Us Free Will

Here is the devotional: God gives us the freedom to make choices. In giving us that freedom, He is not going to keep us from using it however we want to. He will never force us against our wills to go in the directions He wants us to go. God gave us the freedom to… Continue reading The Lies We Believe About God: Day 3 | God Gives Us Free Will

Amazing What One Word Change Can Do

This verse was/is the verse of the day in the YouVersion Bible App. But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. Hebrews 13:16 KJV Now let's take a look at the definition of communicate before I dive into this. Communicate: share or exchange information, news, or… Continue reading Amazing What One Word Change Can Do