What God requires of each of us as Christians is to possess genuine faith. There are many examples recorded in the Bible of people who were able to see God’s wondrous deeds and be blessed by Him because of their faith.
Have you ever wondered what it would have been like, to have been there on that very first Christmas, when Jesus was born into this world? In one sense, it would have been very ordinary. A little village, Bethlehem. People all over the place. Business as usual. But in another sense … it would have been totally, mind-blowingly, gobsmackingly amazing!
Have you ever felt like your life has been taken over by events outside your control? It’s something that people can feel quite strongly, heading into Christmas, as other people seem to be getting ready to celebrate.
Well, if you’re in that place, where events beyond your control have taken over your life, you’re not the only one.
Christmas is a time of celebration, right? And yet how many times have you been through Christmas and it just wasn’t all that it should have been? Well, there’s a reason for that.
Well, here we are again, it’s December. It’s almost the end of another year and it’s almost Christmas time, again. It happens year after year. Christmas. The question is, what do you make of it, what do you do with it? It’s an age-old problem, Christmas.
Christmas is just around the corner; can you believe it? But the sad reality is that domestic violence will again spike sharply over the Christmas period. Can you believe that? Well, too often, anger spills over during the holidays, so I thought that this week, we’d share in a timely word on anger management.
You have not missed out on your chance. Fears. Faults. Failures. Frailties. Every woman at some point wonders, do I have to overcome all my weaknesses before God can use me? Wendy Pope is happy to tell readers: No!
When hard times come and it seems God is deviating from the plan we assume our life should follow, we’re much more likely to want to tame God, not trust Him. It’s then that we begin to press into our own ways and our own timing.
We are children of the living God, and we will receive a glorious inheritance from God. We don’t deserve any of these things, but because God is so loving, He gives them to us.
It’s easy to feel adrift after such a tumultuous year. And yet, even in pandemic-free times, life still thrusts unwelcome changes upon us. Our kids grow up and leave home.