We tend to value what God can give us more than we value a closeness with Him, the One who made us and also died to rescue us from our sin.
The Bible is referring to a type of waiting that is very different from that long wait in the Walmart checkout line.
Discouragement usually sets in when people or circumstances don’t meet our expectations. Is there anything that can we do about it?
Does it really matter how the universe got here? Why should we argue about something that has already happened and that no one can change?
Regardless of what kind of monotony we are dealing with, anticipating something enjoyable helps to break up the boredom of our everyday lives.
In light of all the suffering that Christians have faced, and perhaps the suffering you are presently experiencing, is it still true that God is good?
The solution to wrong thinking begins when we humble ourselves before God and then acknowledge His greatness.
God doesn’t want to keep you from pleasure. He wants to change what brings you pleasure.
We all long for that feeling of being clean and washed on the inside, too. There is nothing like having a completely clean conscience.
I think the lesson I learned about green beans could help us to think about differently about worship.