God Has Not Forgotten Us

Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me – Isaiah 49:15-16  ...

Finding Rest in the Midst of the Chaos

For thus the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said, “In repentance and rest you will be saved, in quietness and trust is your strength. But you are not willing…” Isaiah 30:15   I am amazed at the patience of God. When I read through Isaiah God has very...

Is “Unconditional” Love Biblical?

You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were...

The Power of a Life

And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows—was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak. On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast,...

Pride and Humility

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. Proverbs 27:1-2   Who would not want to be self-confident? Self-confidence can be inspiring. These people...