We want our issues to have a quick resolution, but that is not always the case. Such is the case of the writer of Psalm 119. In verses 81-88, you see the Psalmist is weary when he says, “my soul faints for your salvation” and “my eyes fail from searching your word.” He wonders and prays how long until God comforts him. Are you growing weary from searching for answers?
Thoughts From The Journal
How do you respond when Jesus rides into your life? When Jesus arrived in town, he went to the temple of God, and there He “drove out all those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold doves.”
What kind of what-ifs and should-haves do you have rolling around in your head? Maybe things didn’t go as you hoped they would- your dreams had the life sucked out, your friendships have gone south, and finances are in shambles. It feels like death has touched everything you once loved.
I’m learning it’s not so much about what we can accomplish and more about receiving from Him.
We give the impression we know what we are doing. The truth is, some days we don’t have the answers, and that’s ok.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. Philippians 4:6 Do we think about lovely things? Do we look for beauty everyday day, or do we only see what is […]
Do you think about lovely things? Do you look for beauty each day, or do you only see the broken things in your life? Do you rejoice always, and does my joy fill your hearts?
Just exactly how do we shine like lights in this world? For some reason, we think we have to do big things to fulfill God’s calling, but that is not the case. Being a light happens day by day as you relate to others, go to school, work, or even at play.
God promises to provide your daily bread. Do you believe?
Do you feel ordinary? Are you wondering what your purpose is. Take a minute to read these words as I discuss how God uses ordinary people like you and me.