Happiness depends on what happens. Joy depends on who God is. Even in unhappy times, the joy of God brings strength to your heart (Nehemiah 8:10).
Our faith affirms that God is constantly spurring us to the holy life. Even at our best we struggle to see others and the world around us through the lens of true faith. It is Christ in us that helps us see past our sin and holy failures. When we recognize that God has been cleaning and scaling our vision, we understand the difference we have experienced. With a changed heart and a new vision, our lives become a witness to the work of Christ and the Holy Spirit…read more
“You have God as your hope and you have the church to be your help. So, be strong, but don’t be stubborn.”
“Others say what they want about you. Remember that what God has already said about you is what matters most: you are God’s delight.”
“Being thankful to God leads to peace. And the peace of God conquers our anxiety.”
You don’t have to be perfect to serve God. You only have to be willing.