Strokes of God

Strokes of God

Every so often we read or hear about some happening that so completely defies explanation that the people involved are convinced they have been part of a miracle. For the rest of us, it takes faith to believe those accounts—faith that mir... Read More »

How Faith Works

How Faith Works

God loves to precipitate a crisis. He sometimes lets things happen to make us pray and believe Him for the answer. He wants us to take a definite step of faith by making specific requests and expecting specific answers. — Faith in God... Read More »

Finding Faith

Finding Faith

One day, while browsing in a bookshop, I came across an encyclopedia with a section of Bible-related articles. I was curious to see how a secular scholar might depict the great men and women of the Bible, so I began to read some of the shor... Read More »

Faith Now and Forever

Faith Now and Forever

The way Jesus works in our lives and the way He chooses to do things is often past our comprehension. It’s mysterious and usually takes faith and patience, because His timetable is often different from ours. Living the Christian life requ... Read More »

Looking Forward to Heaven

Looking Forward to Heaven

The eleventh chapter of Hebrews lists some heroes and heroines of faith. One thing these men and women had in common was that they “waited for the city whose builder and maker is God.” Their focus wasn’t on their immediate circumstan... Read More »

Comfort in Life’s Dark Hour

Comfort in Life’s Dark Hour

Never have I been so glad that I had faith as when my husband died. Oh, the comfort, the blessing, the peace in the hour of trial that those of us who believe can draw on. Many of the condolence cards that I received had messages based on t... Read More »

Living Hope

Living Hope

I was thinking recently about death—how in spite of all the advances in medical science, death happens eventually to every living creature. I was curious to see what the Bible had to say about this, and found some amazing things. Death, i... Read More »

What Heaven is like

What Heaven is like

The Bible tells us a lot about what to expect when we get to heaven—what it’s like, what we will be like, and what we’ll do there. There have also been numerous accounts from people who caught glimpses of heaven during brushes with ... Read More »

Why Suffering?

Why Suffering?

Question: Why does God allow suffering? Doesn’t He care about us? Answer: God certainly does care! It hurtsHim to see us suffer as a result of our own wrong choices or the wrong choices and actions of others. The Bible tells us, “As a... Read More »

Thinking About You in Heaven

Thinking About You in Heaven

As I was walking this evening on the country roads in the hills behind my house, I realized that next week it will be five years since I last saw you, since you left us. At first I was saddened by the thought, but suddenly it struck me diff... Read More »

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