Lessons in the Wilderness

In my daily reading of God’s Word I just read through the book of Numbers. In a book titled Numbers you would expect to find statistics and figures, and sure enough they are listed in the book. After an initial census to determine the strength of the fighting force, God instructed Moses to cleanse and […]

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The Hidden Treasure in our Trials

“The unknowns.” We face them every day. Technically, that’s a glaringly obvious statement, isn’t it? Who really knows for sure what’s going to happen during the course of any given day – even the very next hour or minute? But I’m not talking about our obvious inability to see the future. I’m talking about the […]

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The Hard Work of Doing Nothing

Am I the only one who ever feels like the Christian life can be exhausting at times? There are days, sometimes weeks, where I feel like I’m just spinning my wheels. I feel like I can’t do anything right. I get beaten down by my guilt & sinful desires. My mind is a frequent battleground […]

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Don’t Be a Hero

“How many times am I going to have to learn the same lesson?”  Ever been there?  You feel like you’re plugging along, only to catch yourself falling in the same area of temptation again. You find yourself drowning in worry, stress & anxiety again. You realize you’re doubting that God will provide for you again. […]

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Facing Your Idols

For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and […]

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