Your Heart is Revealed Under Pressure.

I remember an Elvis Presley song and a line that sings… “Sweetened through the ages just like wine…” I’m pondering how going through trials and hardship makes one sweeter. I was listening to a woman the other day share about a preacher she heard and something was missing. I asked if he was a greenContinue reading “Your Heart is Revealed Under Pressure.”

Praising God in The Midst of Trials

“Every time we experience a trial, the world watches to see the substance of our faith – watches to see if we maintain our love and devotion; watches to see if God will see us through this difficult time. There may often be no better way to minister to others than to simply praise GodContinue reading “Praising God in The Midst of Trials”

Afflictions We Can’t Understand

“Even to ourselves come afflictions that we cannot understand, and Satan seems so busy in the matter that it is hard to trace the hand of the Lord in it at all. But His hand is in it nevertheless, and He overrules everything. No trial comes except by His permission and for some wise andContinue reading “Afflictions We Can’t Understand”

A Sweet Aroma in The Midst of Trials

I loved a devotional as I enjoyed my morning coffee on the deck… It told me that in the midst of trials, our prayers are a still a sweet aroma to Christ. When I was in my deepest pit and called out to Him, it was sweet to Him! It wasn’t received reluctantly. My friend, itContinue reading “A Sweet Aroma in The Midst of Trials”

A Sweet Aroma in The Midst of Trials

I loved this devo as I enjoyed my morning coffee on the deck… It tells me that in the midst of trials, our prayers are a still a sweet aroma to Christ. It tells me that when I was in my deepest pit and called out to Him, it was sweet to Him! It wasn’tContinue reading “A Sweet Aroma in The Midst of Trials”

Prepared for the Future

Sometimes there are trying circumstances in our lives that don’t make sense to us. We wonder why God is allowing us to go through them. But God is preparing us for what is ahead. Everything we go through in life is preparation for what will follow. God will always give us what we need, whenContinue reading “Prepared for the Future”

When life is rough and you need some advice…

I just was reminded of this passage in James 1: “5 If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. 6 But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person withContinue reading “When life is rough and you need some advice…”