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Overcoming the January Blues
There’s something about January that gets me down. While others are setting New Year’s resolutions and goals for the months ahead, I tend to feel sorry for myself because some areas of my life aren’t where I hoped they’d be by now. My tendency is to give in to discouragement for what I didn’t accomplish rather than look ahead to what God has planned.
Sharon Jaynes,
Overcoming the January Blues
There’s something about January that gets me down. While others are setting New Year’s resolutions and goals for the months ahead, I tend to feel sorry for myself because some areas of my life aren’t where I hoped they’d be by now. My tendency is to give in to discouragement for what I didn’t accomplish rather than look ahead to what God has planned.
Sharon Jaynes ,
What Then Is This Bleating I Hear? - Divorce Minister
Sometimes God rejects those who decide to sin rather than obey. This includes, apparently, even those He initially chooses. It is clear from Scripture that our choices have consequences when we choose sin over obedience to God. Here is the classical story about how King Saul fell from God’s favor. I find it instructive in … Continue reading “What Then Is This Bleating I Hear?”
David Derksen,
Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice
The sovereign, infinite and eternal God has purposes that are often beyond our understanding, for His thoughts are higher than our thoughts (Isaiah 55:9). His commands and instructions are not with…
Kenneth Chad Roberts,
What Did Saul Think About Himself?
In a previous post, “King Saul: Little in His Own Eyes,” I wrote that Saul, the first king of Israel, had an inferiority complex. This conclusion was based on Samuel’s words when Saul failed to obe…
Claude F. Mariottini,
Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice
The sovereign, infinite and eternal God has purposes that are often beyond our understanding, for His thoughts are higher than our thoughts (Isaiah 55:9). His commands and instructions are not with…
Kenneth Chad Roberts,
Samuel
Hebrews 11:32-34 Faith places obedience over disappointment. “32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets, 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised, who shut the mouths of lions, 34 quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.” (Hebrews 11:32-
Lynda Schultz,
Samuel
Hebrews 11:32-34 Faith places obedience over disappointment. “32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets, 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised, who shut the mouths of lions, 34 quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.” (Hebrews 11:32-
Lynda Schultz,
God’s will or man’s will? Bible verses showing clear FREE WILL examples
Verses used to suggest that God’s will always happens The Bible is replete with verses that show how God is warning, begging, urging, persuading and pleading with people to do his will, and o…
Annika Björk,
Biblical examples of individuals who lost their salvation
Satan’s favorite teaching: “once saved always saved” We don’t get ultimately “saved” until we have completed all of our days on earth and entered into the kingdo…
Annika Björk,

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