Hope for the Hurting
When we’re facing major life stressors, it’s more important than ever to trust God. The first step to trusting God with more intentionality is to identify what we need, then be honest with God about it. Through this exercise, I found peace in the seven names of God.
Financial concerns rate among the top stressors for adults of all ages worldwide. Shonda Whitworth shares how she and her husband learned sound financial principles and implemented strategies in their lives that restored their financial peace after a position of debt forced them into personal bankruptcy.
God, through Scripture, tells us He is the great “I Am.” In two small words, He proved His trustworthiness for whatever your situation. He is the alpha and the omega…the beginning and the end. Because He created everything, He knows everything. In this post, we’ll look at 17 reasons why we can trust God.
What if your best life is still waiting for you to embrace it? The Bible gives us clear direction on how to let go of regret and experience resurrection life. God wants to turn your “if only” regrets into “what if” possibilities. In today’s post, Heidi McLaughlin shares how we can embrace all that Jesus wants to give us so we can live freely, lightly and with joy.
Have you ever faced circumstances that caused you to really search out the scriptures for answers? That’s what happened to me as I prayed for and grieved with a friend who had lost her husband. As a new widow, she wondered how she would make it on her own. As we prayed, I remembered the days my own mother lived as a widow and the years I spent learning to trust God for provision.
Carol Chisolm, who suffers from hair loss due to alopecia, shares how one act of obedience set her free from bondage and made a big difference in the lives of others. That simple act of obedience brought renewed life in surprising ways. Has God ever asked you to do something that seemed like it went against reason? Carol shares about her journey to freedom in today’s post.
Have you ever longed for peace? I have. I just didn’t know that peace was a benefit of trusting God. For many years, I was hard-pressed to tell you what peace was or how to obtain it. All that changed when I took a liking to the book of Isaiah and discovered the pathway to peace.
Parents of a prodigal child often suffer much pain and heartache through their experience and long for hope. My friend, Judy Slegh, learned how to treat her prodigal child so that she could rediscover the jewel in him. Her efforts were successful. She shares the life-changing process the Holy Spirit led her through in today’s post.
We teach our children not to trust strangers, when really what we are teaching is to assess someone’s character. How do we as adults determine if someone is trustworthy? How do you decide if you can trust God? You must examine His character. These 16 Bible Verses provide God’s character is trustworthy.
We all have those times when the stresses of this world seem overwhelming and we begin to wonder which side is up. When hard times come, we can overcome hopelessness by fixing our eyes on God’s promises rather than on personal circumstances. How do you do that? Sheryl Turner shares about a “truth tool” she uses to overcome hopelessness with hope.
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