"Whatever our problem is, we can bring it before Jesus." Somehow, no matter how many times we've heard those exact words, it still feels unnatural to actually carry them out! What are we afraid of?
Summary: Are you dreading anything right now? Is there something coming up that you know you have to finish or deal with, yet at the same time, you know you're going to hate it? It's kind of the worst feeling: expecting the worst and with no options but to painfully push forward. Perhaps Moses and … Continue reading A House Divided? (Exodus 7)
Summary: What is the absolute worst thing you can imagine yourself living through? How would you react? Would you fight whatever was happening or would you just give up? Which way is the best way to react? How can you be sure? If you think you know the best way to respond to a terrible … Continue reading Fight Fire With Fire (Genesis 34)
Summary: When someone commits a murder or gets arrested or otherwise acts out in a shocking and unexpected way, suddenly we all turn into psychoanalysts. We always knew that so-and-so was crazy or we could always see that something was off about them. It becomes so important to us to pinpoint how different we are … Continue reading When Disaster Strikes (Genesis 16)