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 »

Your Heavenly Mansion

Your Heavenly Mansion

If you were told that a brand-new palatial mansion was yours, bought and paid for, would you believe it? What if it was guaranteed in writing? Wouldn’t you believe it then, and wouldn’t you want to find out where your new home was locat... Read More »

When Problems Persist

When Problems Persist

Some problems are short term, such as a bout of flu or a temporary falling out with someone at work. Others may last much longer: a chronic illness, a disability or an addiction, the loss of someone dear, or an ongoing battle to overcome a ... Read More »

The Extra Allowance
Oct-07

The Extra Allowance

Have you ever been away from home and found yourself without cash? I had that experience when I left home to attend university, and I got so distressed that I couldn’t sleep. Suddenly it occurred to me to write my father. I should have bu... Read More »

Why Problems?

Why Problems?

Life is full of problems—sickness, accidents, financial problems, family problems, loss of loved ones, and on and on the list goes. “Hasn’t there been some sort of mistake here?” we ask. “If God truly is love, as the Bible says in... Read More »

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