A Right Theology to Your Suffering

Right now, it may seem as if the cycle is endless – trials, heartaches. Repeat. It seems as if as soon as you get your head above the waves, another round hits and you feel as if you are gasping for air all over again. Life is hard. It can be difficult to settle your mind on the promises of God when your mind is reeling. But, there are promises to us and there is encourage for our souls. When life shifts and sifts, contemplate on a right theology for your suffering:  I Peter 1:6-7 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith-of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire-may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and...

My husband’s abuse – is God disappointed with me?

I hear a common message from women all the time… They greatly fear making the wrong move in their marriage and God will be disappointed in them…or worse, He’ll drop them. Most of the time this is said when it’s necessary that she establish a boundary. Abuse is taking place, the kids are greatly suffering, she is paralyzed with fear. But continuing in that cycle isn’t loving towards her husband. And it show how big man is in her eyes. And how small God has become…or how angry, disappointed and calloused He has become. These women take their marriage vow seriously. They desire to see healing and restoration. Most often, they have asked the Lord to reveal to them their own sins, selfishness and struggles. They have sought wise...

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