Faith · God's Timing · God's Will · Isaiah · Plan · Planning · Proverbs · Trust

Letting God Interrupt Your Plans

In our last article we looked at the fact that it is not always wrong to plan. In fact, sometimes following a plan is God’s will. You can read more about that here. While God is for planning and following His plan, there are times God calls us to let Him interrupt our plans. There… Continue reading Letting God Interrupt Your Plans

Faith · Fear · God's Timing · God's Will · Plan · Proverbs · Time · Trust

God’s Perfect Timing in Your Life

There are two types of people, those who love planning and those who fly by the seat of their pants. I love planning because I think you end up having a better experience with fewer surprises for most things.  God also is a planner. He is purposeful and intentional. The apostle Paul talks about how… Continue reading God’s Perfect Timing in Your Life

Blessing · Contentment · Context · Controversy · Faith · Following God · God's Word · Meditation · New · Plan · Seek God · Spiritual Growth · Strength · Stress · Trust · Truth · Unity · Wisdom

5 Verses to Start the New Year

God’s Word is powerful and encouraging. Here are five Bible verses that will remind you of this and carry you through the new year. All of these verses are best studied in their context, so take time to look at the surrounding verses. Psalm 31:23-24 Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves… Continue reading 5 Verses to Start the New Year

Forgiveness · Offense · Trust

Do I Need to Trust the Person I Forgave?

Forgiveness is at the core of the Christian life. To accept Christ’s love is to accept His forgiveness. The cross is the picture of forgiveness, and because of that, those who have been forgiven by God should forgive others. This is why we are told to be “forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave… Continue reading Do I Need to Trust the Person I Forgave?

Abel · Cain · Experience · Genesis · Sacrifice · Trust · Worship

Does Experience Equal Truth?

Part II: Case Study of Cain and Abel We have already explored the idea that experience, while often true, does not always equal truth in Part 1. We need to test or explore to make sure what we believe we are experiencing is true. The account of Cain and Abel make a great case study… Continue reading Does Experience Equal Truth?

Faith · Godly Counsel · Godly Wisdom · Plan · Seek God · Trust · Wisdom

Why Christians Abuse “Just Have Faith”

We should always have faith, but that doesn’t mean we never plan anything. My last blog addressed this: Christians Should Not Always “Just Have Faith”. I laid out arguments for times to “just have faith,” and times that God calls us to plan. If in our opportunity or problem we are unsure of whether or… Continue reading Why Christians Abuse “Just Have Faith”

Bible Study · Jesus-Centered · Man · Rest · Trust

The Blessing of Christ-Centered Theology

When we think of the Old Testament we often think of only God the Father as being in existence. This can be attributed to how little the Holy Spirit is mentioned in the Old Testament, as well as  Jesus’ birth and His coming as man to Earth is not mentioned until the gospels of Matthew,… Continue reading The Blessing of Christ-Centered Theology