Treat Your Treasures As A Trust

“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” (Matthew 25:21). We never really own anything during our brief time on earth. God just loans it to us while we’re here. The Bible says, “The…

God Is Working Out For Good

“We know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them” (Romans 8:28). Life often brings moments that are difficult to swallow, like a sickness, a job loss, or the death of a friend or family member. Those pills are…

The Only Place To Find Hope

“May God, the source of hope, fill you with joy and peace through your faith in him. Then you will overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13). In 1927 an American submarine collided with a Coast Guard vessel off the coast of Provincetown, Mass., and began to sink. The Coast…

When You Pray for Relief, Worship First

“King Jehoshaphat went and stood before [the people] and prayed aloud” (2 Chronicles 20:5-6). Life includes times when you feel like you’re in an impossible situation, when you feel like you’re being attacked from all sides. That’s what happened to Israel’s King Jehoshaphat, who prayed to God when he faced armies from three different nations.…