What If God Gave You What You Asked For? There are many stories in which a discontent individual wishes for something he doesn’t have. Conveniently, in some of these stories, a fairy or genie appears telling the individual their next three wishes will be granted. Often, the individual wastes their wishes or wishes for something..
Category: Scripture Studies
Over the past several months, I’ve been praying a lot about what the Lord wants me to do with the various desires I have. I would like to do a few posts over the next few weeks on “Desires and the Believer,” looking at some Scripture passages that have been challenging to me. Today I..
The Dangers of Ingratitude In my devotions, I have spent a lot of time in the Psalms recently and I have noticed the frequent focus on praise and thanksgiving. In my life, I have noticed that I do not give thanks to God as often as I should. Since the US holiday of Thanksgiving is..
One of the things I enjoy about winter is snow. I love to watch the little flakes descend from the sky. God’s creation points to its Creator and snow is one of the little ways that God has revealed His character. There are many little lessons that can be learned from snow and it is..
You Can be Thankful Even if You Don’t Feel Like It. Every person goes through times in life when it is difficult to feel thankful. In these seasons of life it is important to discover what Scripture has to say about thankfulness. The believer in Jesus Christ has a hope, even in the midst of..
What Happened to Thanksgiving? One of the things that I have often marveled at is how the secular world greatly commercializes Halloween and then jumps straight to Christmas with little thought of Thanksgiving. I honestly love the holiday of Thanksgiving and the reminder that we should be thankful to God for the many blessings He..