“Now Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke because the Lord had descended on it in fire. The smoke of it went up like the smoke of a kiln, and the whole mountain trembled greatly.” Exodus 19:18 (ESV) During this time in history, Moses was… Continue Reading “Can’t Deny It”
If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV I thought… Continue Reading “Humbly Seek God in Prayer and Turn…”
The joy of our hearts has ceased; our dancing has been turned to mourning. The crown has fallen from our head; woe to us, for we have sinned! Lamentations 5:15-16 ESV It truly is amazing how blinded many of us are within the culture.… Continue Reading “It’s time we see sin for what it really is…”
“When I was young, I was sure of everything: In a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before. At present I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed to man.” – John Wesley
“There never yet was any great manifestation that God made of himself to the world, without many difficulties attending it. It is with the works of God, as with his word: they seem at first full of things that are strange, inconsistent, and difficult… Continue Reading “There Is Always Hope”
Throughout my life, there have been moments where I truly question God’s love for me, His ultimate purpose for my life, and honestly if He is always good like the Bible says… In these moments God has always reminded my heart of how good He really is & this verse is one that I consistently bring my mind back to. This verse is an amazing and simple reminder that God’s very nature is good, pure, holy, loving and perfect.
“You have formed us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in you.” – Augustine of Hippo
Most of the grand truths of God have to be learned by trouble; they must be burned into us with the hot iron of affliction, otherwise, we shall not truly receive them. – Charles Spurgeon
Doubts can be a beautiful thing that causes us to question, which leads to finding answers, accepting the answers we find, and ultimately allowing the initial doubt to grow our faith. The problem arises when our doubts lead to stubbornness and that stubbornness becoming a lifestyle that hurts our faith.