Trust God’s Wisdom, Not Your Feelings

Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn away from evil” (Proverbs 3:5-7). Have you ever had the feeling that…

Let Faith, Not Fear, Rule Your Heart

“Many of the people scolded him and told him to be quiet. But he shouted even more loudly, ‘Son of David, have mercy on me!’” If you’re going to make a fresh start with faith in your life, you have to face your fears. Don’t let them control you! Fear has an incredible ability to…

God Loves You Anyways

“God knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust” (Psalm 103:14 ). Your failures don’t surprise God. He expects them. He knows what we’re made of—because he created us. The Bible says, “God knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust” (Psalm 103:14 ). God won’t stop…

Failure Can Be Good for You

A man who refuses to admit his mistakes can never be successful” (Proverbs 28:13). We usually think of failure as negative. But wise people know how to take advantage of failure. They learn from it. They use it as an education. One of the primary tools that God uses in your life to make you what…

God’s Solution for Our Failures

“[God] canceled the debt, which listed all the rules we failed to follow. He took away that record with its rules and nailed it to the cross” (Colossians 2:14). You and I both blow it from time to time. We don’t have to live with guilt, but we do have to live with our mistakes. The…

Encouragement from Heaven to Keep Going

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us” (Hebrews 12:1). What do you do…