Category Archives: God’s Will

The Almighty has terrified me

Trusting in the goodness of God’s providential hand even when I can’t see it. Continue reading

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God of the vulnerable

To the Lord your God belong the heavens, even the highest heavens, the earth and everything in it….He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. Continue reading

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What does Scripture say about wisdom?

Wisdom based in the fear of God keeps the shrewdness of proverbs from slipping into mere self-interest, the perplexity of Job from mutiny, and the disillusion of Ecclesiastes from final despair. Continue reading

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Not sure what to pray?

Sometimes I need direction for my prayers and there is a great place to find it. Continue reading

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Does God control weather?

Sooner or later, someone will ask how God relates to things we call natural disaster? And how should God’s protection be understood? Continue reading

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When God feels distant

I’ve had times when I battled a sense of distance from God. Continue reading

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7 truths about God’s discipline

Should this be part of all discipleship of new believers? Continue reading

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Allured by love

He promises to draw us apart, for there he can best deal with us, and this separated place is not to be a Paradise, but a wilderness, since in such a place… Continue reading

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I want heaven now

My relationship with the God of heaven causes me to long for a heaven-like place—to long for things to be right. Continue reading

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How does God lead His people?

Knowing and doing the will of God matters to those who know God. How to know God’s will is not always so easy. Continue reading

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