Posts with the category “the-character-and-ways-of-god”
We Just Want Some Good News
July 9th, 2020
Remember the saying "no news is good news"?According to scholars, this phrase may have originated in 1616 from King James I of England, who allegedly said, "No news is better than evil news".Though th...
Is Holiness Worth It?
June 25th, 2020
"Sin is just so much fun." My jaw hit the ground, did he just say that in front of 40 other people? My heart sunk; as wild as it seemed that he would answer that boldly, he was right. Why is it so har...
A God Who Sees and Cares about Justice
June 12th, 2020
"All His ways are justice...Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne." - Psalm 18:14.Prior to the last two weeks, I ashamedly confess that I have never deeply studied the attribute o...
When You're Not Expecting Much
May 29th, 2020
Taken off of your campus early.No graduation.No Spring sports season.Uncertain job markets.Uncertain health.Confusing and conflicting opinions every news cycle about the Coronavirus.Breonna Taylor. Ah...
Where Are You?
May 1st, 2020
We've more than likely heard this question a few times in our lives. Maybe from a parent playing peek-a-boo when we were too young to remember, or from a parent when we were past curfew back in high s...
Being Still in an Anxious World
April 28th, 2020
"If only I had more time, or if I didn't have so much work to do, then I could finally sit still and meet with God."Three weeks into a world being shut down, we might start questioning whether time wa...
April 21st, 2020
Nearly every Wednesday for the past 3 years I've sat in the same booth, at the same restaurant, eating the same chicken wings, asking the same question, getting the same answer, but with a different p...
What Are You Most Afraid Of?
April 17th, 2020
What are you most afraid of? When I was a kid I was afraid of the dark. As soon as the lights would go out my heart would pound frantically; my mind would race, pondering the possible terrors lurking ...
Four Common Feelings in a Pandemic
April 3rd, 2020
"On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, 'Let us go across to the other side.' And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. A...
The Least of These
March 27th, 2020
He came up to me in a coffee shop. It seemed as if he walked into the building just to come talk to me. He smelled of alcohol, body odor, and cigarettes. He wore old, tattered clothes, complete with w...
A Helpful Reminder for the Dull Heart
March 20th, 2020
God has recently rekindled awe in my heart over the reality-shifting truth that has existed for centuries: a Holy God desires to live with sinful people so much that He does whatever it takes to dwell...
Tangled in the Weeds
February 6th, 2020
The day to day in our country can be so confusing: poverty, cancer, financial crisis, people yelling at each other on television. In college, it's compounded by the day to day of: where you're going t...
January 31st, 2020
A quick glance over your Instagram feed can show you a lot of things about a lot of people. You can see what people are up to, what they find funny, where they're going or where they've been, who they...
Finding God’s Kindness in His Commands
September 20th, 2019
Have you ever felt it hard to obey God’s commands? Maybe found it hard to obey out of a love for God and a heart that really wants to glorify Him? I’m just imagining all the hands going up and staying...
God Never Leads His People Into A Dead End
March 22nd, 2019
Many approaching graduation think their hopes of finding a spouse are forever dashed. Many are in a hated job with no prospects of change. Many are in a marriage so disappointing they feel stuck. Many...
February 1st, 2019
What is God’s law? What part does it play in salvation? What part should it play in a Christian’s daily life? Many people inside and outside the church are confused and sometimes plagued by these ques...