It is true that we endure trials, but it is just as true that we are delivered out of them. In looking back, it would be wrong to deny that we have had trials, but it would be equally wicked to forget that we have been through them safely and profitably. The deeper our troubles, the louder our thanks to God who has led us … Continue reading

He Will See His Offspring

Often, it’s good to appreciate what you have by looking at what you didn’t get. Take John 3:16 and let’s imagine it differently. What if God didn’t love the world. He wouldn’t have given His Son or sent Him into the world. Tragically, the world could not be saved. It’s easy to see. God not loving rebellious men. For since the creation, God has revealed … Continue reading He Will See His Offspring

Thank Him for the War

“For sin shall no longer be your master, because you are not under the law, but under grace.” Romans 6:14 Becoming a Christian in my early twenties, I often reflect how my actions are often disappointing and shameful. Additionally, gains in understanding spiritual truths have produced little improvements in my spiritual walk. The apostle describes this frustration perfectly, “I know that good itself doesn’t dwell … Continue reading Thank Him for the War

 Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and to him the Lord said in a vision, “Ananias.” And he said, “Here I am, Lord.” So the Lord said to him, “Arise and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for one called Saul of Tarsus, for behold, he is praying. And in a vision he has seen a man named Ananias coming in and putting his hand … Continue reading