Contributed on Jun 25, 2007
God is infinitely wise and we are not. It pleases Him when we trust His wisdom even when we don’t understand what He is doing.
In Genesis 37 we are introduced to a young man named Joseph. Joseph lived a charmed life. His father—who was a very rich man—loved Joseph more than any of his other sons. He had everything a teenager could want: a huge allowance, the latest brand name sandals, the fastest camel money could buy. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 3, 2007
People will let you down, but God never will.
The Lord is a faithful God: • “Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands” (Deuteronomy 7:9). • “He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A ...read more
Contributed on Jul 10, 2007
If we really understood the holiness of God, we would never stop praising Him for His grace.
“Who among the gods is like you, O LORD? Who is like you—majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?” (Exodus 15:11). “I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy” (Leviticus 11:44). “‘To whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?’ says the ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2007
God proved His love for us by what He was willing to give up for us: His Son.
When a man wants to prove His love for a woman, what does he do? • He may write a poem. • He may compose a song • He may buy her an expensive gift. • He may ask her to marry him. What did God do to prove His love for us? Romans 5:8 gives us the answer: “But God demonstrates his own love ...read more