Hope for the Hurting
Shonda Whitworth never imagined she would be the mother of a convicted felon. She did all the things a godly mother would do when raising a child. But, what do we do when our dreams, visions, and hope for our lives shatters? Read more for how her shattered hope for her son’s future turned into confident hope.
These 20 Bible Verses that define your worth will remind you of who you are in Christ and what God says about you. Use these scriptures to fight back against negative thinking and settle the issue of your worth and identity. No matter what anyone else says, you are accepted by the only One whose opinion counts.
Abuse is a cruel reality in our world and in our nation. It is rampant. People sitting in our church pews are no less susceptible. To clarify, abuse is the act of injury, harm or damage to someone through manipulation, control, coercion, cruelty or violence. Human trafficking is a catastrophic form of abuse that is rampant here in our very own nation. How can you make a difference and help victims of human trafficking?
How can I know the difference between God’s voice, my voice and the enemy’s voice? Many Christ-followers have asked that same question at some point in their journey! The enemy would like you to believe you can’t hear God’s voice, but the truth is God is speaking all the time—we just have to learn to become more attuned to hearing His voice and discerning the difference between His voice and the enemy’s voice. Apply these basic principles to help you discern if the voice you are hearing is God’s or the enemy’s.
God is faithful. He uses our trials for our good and His glory. Gina Kelly shares how God used a life-threatening accident to draw her closer to Him and give her a testimony of His faithfulness for others to see. Her pain and scars speak of God’s faithfulness. Read more as Gina shares her story of trusting God during the absolute worst circumstances. God always has a plan.
Unfortunately, depression is not uncommon. Many experience it, and in fact, many aren’t even aware that that is what they are dealing with. It’s estimated to be twice as likely in women. Many mothers are plagued by depression. The good news is, there is help, and there is hope. You are not alone. The best way to fight is with the truth of God’s word.
Patty Mason was a happy wife and mother with a successful career yet she was still depressed. When she was at her breaking point, she cried out to God. She shares about the journey that changed everything—her perspective on life, depression, and of God.
When we face difficulties, the best thing to do is to place our focus on the Lord, the source of hope and healing. Instead of allowing our thoughts to be filled with worry, fear and anxiety, spend time in God’s word. Stand on the truths found in these 10 Bible Verses for hope and healing. Write them down. Place them around your house so you can be reminded of God’s promises for healing.
Are you looking for a few creative ideas to fan the flame of love in your marriage? If you long to keep the spark and sizzle in your love life, In today’s post, Pam Farrel shares 20 ways to tangibly express appreciation and gratitude to your spouse. Appreciation is the key to unlocking romance. Enter the contest for your chance to win one of two books Pam is giving away.
“I love you.”
Words that bring comfort, peace, and joy to our heart. Sometimes our words can fall flat and others need to see you take action and demonstrate love. These eight different ways to show love will get you started.
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