“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 NIV Christians should not be ashamed of the truth. We should not compromise on the essentials of what we believe the Bible teaches and […]
Our District Superintendent of the EFCA Southeast, has a saying which I remember clearly: “The mother of all disappointment is unmet expectations.” To be fair, he is actually a really positive, hopeful, and encouraging person. He is not a natural pessimist, or one given to “the sky is falling” mentality. But over the years, Glen […]
In their book The Diamond of Adversity, Robert C. Palmer and Heather Palmer Welesko (father & daughter) explain that suffering is complex; it is much more than a 1-dimensional problem. To effectively deal with suffering, it is better to look at suffering from a number of different aspects (imagine a cut diamond and its many […]
Devotional for April 28
As we consider Christ, who was willing to be stricken on our behalf, we are motivated to endure and not lose heart.