Doing our duty for the day alone does not suffice; we have to spend time satisfying the Lord by ministering to Him through worship and prayer until our heart is content, after which we can begin to rest.
The blessing of rain the people received gave them physical security and food but didn’t give them spiritual or emotional health. Jesus’ provision in the life of a human being is so that we can be completely satiated and allows us be a source of abundant life.
A river is a source of power. It provides irrigation. It flows. Sometimes, it overflows. It can be destructive. It’s a mode of transportation. It’s a place where we can become clean, and a place of refreshment and relaxation. The river of God is full of water.
He came and sat across from where the drunken man was lying, on the berth right in front of her. He mumbled something about taking care of her, and he just sat there and watched the drunken man until her stop came.
Difficulty is the very atmosphere of miracles. Actually, difficulty is a miracle in its first stage. If it’s to be a great miracle, the condition is not just difficulty, it’s impossibility.
God has a purpose for each one of us, and His intention is to bless us and shape the character of Christ in us. For those who walk under His will, everything that happens in life has a divine purpose.
At that very moment, it was as if God said, “You are not alone. I am with you.” A supernatural peace came over them. That bag of ice was a symbol that God was not surprised by this accident and that He would care for us throughout the ordeal that followed.
Parents may fail because they are human, but God’s love is inexhaustible. God will pick us up even if our parents abandon us.
John 6:9 is a miraculous story where Jesus fed 5,000 men (not including women and children). What an amazing thing to be part of a miracle like this.
Have you ever thought about the challenge we Christians are given in Matthew 5:48? “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”
What kind of impression do you want to leave after your departure from an organization, an assembly, or a country where you have served?
With a very broken heart, Nancy’s life-changing journey began. The Lord revealed to her that she used two very different yardsticks to measure His gifts of mercy and grace.
Competition often brings conflict, which is natural and can be healthy in the right context. However, it can also divide.
A testimonial life should bear witness for the gospel in word and deed. Will unreached people be able to testify that we are Christians who walk the talk?
Integrity is a virtue for moral decision making and personal character building.
Many times we may be the only evidence of God some people see.
While listening to his teacher, Andy figured out that there are three kinds of pride.
If unforgiveness is your major area of struggle, would you allow the Holy Spirit to free you?
Who told you that God will not answer all our prayers when we call upon Him? Who told you that God will not grant us all the resources we need to do His work effectively?
Poking around the ministry archives, a commercial recording from a famous ministry spokesperson was discovered. Who do you think it could be?
Brothers and sisters, do we live for the sake of a job or for God’s bigger agenda?
There are places so poor and forgotten — children of all ages without prospects and without hope of a better life, or at least a different one — that it would bring an ache to your heart.
Jeff Arnold is the eyes and ears for sponsors through video and photography. He travels to each country we work in to get stories of sponsored children.
Each day we have a choice. We can feel sorry about the things that have gone wrong in our lives — regretting goals not achieved, personal tragedies experienced, or mistakes we have made; or we can choose to not dwell on things in the past.