We get to be generous with our encouragement to those around us because we serve a truly generous God.
Through a simple social media post, Josh reminds me to have a heart of gratitude, whether it be for big stuff or little stuff.
Our world is filled with pressures: inflation, bills to be paid, decisions to be made, debt, disease, social media, divisions, and conflict. That’s just to name a few of our pressures.
When you make a decision to follow Jesus, the line between being a “good human” and being a people pleaser becomes a little harder to differentiate.
God will allow five things to go wrong in your life so that perhaps one great thing can come to fruition, according to His plan. He is always present, guiding you through His Spirit, but our eyes are so often fixated on all the messy wrongs surrounding us that we often lose sight of His sovereignty in the minor details of our life.
The We are Messengers’ song “Maybe It’s Ok” really speaks to my heart. Every time I hear it, I am struck by a different line.
If you’re asking yourself, “Is this really what I’m made for?”, my prayer is that these words provide a bit of a compass toward the answer for you.
Are you in control? We sure do try. You might organize your day planner, clean a closet or take charge of something you’ve been wishy washy on. But what if the best thing you could do for you was to let go, and let God?
One of the hallmarks of God’s character is His faithfulness to us. It doesn’t matter who we are, what mistakes we’ve made, or what appalling things we’ve done – He’s always ready to welcome us back into His arms and forgive us.
One of the most unique aspects of having faith in Jesus is the joy that it brings. Other religions might use fear, shame, or manipulation to maintain compliance, but the freedom that we have in Jesus brings joy and peace beyond understanding – regardless of our circumstances.