As humans we are not perfect, we mess up pretty often. It can be as simple as a few mis-spoked words or it could be extreme and carries consequesnces that could last a life time. No matter what the mistake, or sin is God forgives us. He gives us countless 2nd chances if we continue to return to him.
Isaiah 44:22 I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you
Hope is a powerful thing. It can keep us going in the bleakest situation, can drive us to survive horrible situations and keep joy in our hearts through thick and thin.
I’ve been thinking a lot about hope pondering over Proverbs 13:12, a hope deffered makes the heart sick, a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. So hope is a powerful thing, and can destroy us when it is deffered or no more.
Today my day did not start as planned, immediately after walking into the office and life is a cauotic mix of small fires to put out, and problems to be solved. My emotions are a rollercoaster as as we have had a few tragedies in our family. Not to mention the every day swings in friendships and day to day life.
Life often throws hard times at us and suffering. When we suffer Christ comes to our aid and he provides comfort and strength to get through the hard times.
Romans 8:28 All things worth together for good for those who love him and have been called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28 is a great verse and a great source of comfort in diffiult situtations. If you have been aroudn the church for a while you have probably been quoted this verse when you were facing one of the tough times in life. More…
This Past week I have spent it sitting next to a loved one in the hospital and I’ve been remind that in this life we will struggle. It can be with health, Friends, finances or even persecution. These Struggles remind us that this world is not our home and we should not get too cozy here.