Life is our most valuable possession here on this earth, but to have the favor and friendship of God is more valuable than life.
That is the power of God at work in us. That is the Rock on which I stand.
Only faith that is anchored in the Rock of Christ will stand.
O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise Him, all ye people. For His merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORD endureth forever. Praise ye the LORD.
Troubles come to shake us up, to make us lose our grip on that which cannot save or satisfy.
Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name. ~Psalm 103:1
The Lord is in the business of healing broken hearts, of mending wounds. He makes broken people whole.
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. ~Psalm 46:10
What a happy song this is! It speaks, not of a temporal pleasure that is here one moment and gone with the first winds of adversity, but rather a joy that endures the hardest of trials. Where do we find this “immortal gladness”? The source is none other than God Almighty.
I refused to run to God—I held Him responsible. But God never deserted me. He softened my heart in a most unexpected way....