The Strength of Your Enemy | God’s Word Today

The Strength of Your Enemy | God’s Word Today

“Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” – James 4:14 If ever a man had reason to feel that God had let him down, that man was Hezekiah.  “Hezekiah who?” you may be saying. Hezekiah, the king of Judah who ascended the […]

Don’t Forget… | God’s Word Today

Don’t Forget… | God’s Word Today

I’ve discovered something I’d like to share with you. It’s based on the rather embarrassing fact that when I read a book I tend to forget what I’ve read.  Can you relate to that? Perhaps you’re blessed with a photographic memory, but since most of us aren’t, let me share something I’ve found to be helpful. When I read a […]

Who Are You Trusting? | God’s Word Today

Who Are You Trusting? | God’s Word Today

“Now, O LORD our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O LORD, are God.” – 2 Kings 19:19 It is called Syria today, but in ancient days it was known as Assyria. Historians often referred to the Assyrians as the Romans of ancient Asia. Their religion wasn’t much different from […]

How God Uses Problems | God’s Word Today

How God Uses Problems | God’s Word Today

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance” – James 1:2-3 When she was 16 years of age, Elisabeth Elliot wrote in the back of her Bible the words of a prayer written by Betty Stam, who was martyred in China.  The prayer read, […]

When the Worst Happens | God’s Word Today

When the Worst Happens | God’s Word Today

“The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble.  He cares for them who trust in him.” – Nahum 1:7 There is a line from a song which goes, “If the Lord be willing, and the creek don’t rise.”  While it was neither an English major nor a theologian who wrote those lines, it does bring a powerful question into […]

Leaving the Getting Even to God | God’s Word Today

Leaving the Getting Even to God | God’s Word Today

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” – Matthew 7:12 “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth! Do the same thing to the other person that he or she first did to you.  It’s in the Bible, right?”  If you are saying […]

Your Value to God | God’s Word Today

Your Value to God | God’s Word Today

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny?  Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.” – Matthew 10:29 Of the more than 9,000 varieties of birds in the world, none is more common than the sparrow.  The adjective “common” well describes this little bird that is found throughout much of the world, […]

Comfort for the Troubled Heart | God’s Word Today

Comfort for the Troubled Heart | God’s Word Today

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.” – John 14:12:1 When the Dutch woman, Corrie ten Boom was a prisoner of the Germans, confined in a concentration camp where most prisoners were executed, there were times when she would say, “Lord Jesus, I know this problem is way too big for you; I’ll have to […]

The Justice of God | God’s Word Today

The Justice of God | God’s Word Today

“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.” – Revelation 20:12, KJV For just a few moments, let’s suppose.  Let’s suppose that a […]

Dialogue with God | God’s Word Today

Dialogue with God | God’s Word Today

“Pray without ceasing….” – 1 Thessalonians 5:17, KJV “I was blessed with a wonderful mother,” says David Moore, “[who] taught me how to pray for all things, great and small and then to trust Him to answer in the way that was best for me.” David says that as a boy he noticed that when his mother prayed, she never said, […]

Happiness

Happiness

Did you know that God wants you to be happy? He has provided a way for us to be happy. We can never have true and lasting happiness apart from Him. Proverbs 3:13 says “Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding…” Then Romans 8:28 says “And we know that for those who love God […]

You Are a Living Canvas | God’s Word Today

You Are a Living Canvas | God’s Word Today

“You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts” – 2 Corinthians 3:3 Whether you are into tattoos, comb your hair, wear neatly pressed khakis, a shirt with a message on it, […]

God’s Awesomeness

God’s Awesomeness

Can you perceive God’s awesomeness? Just think for a moment that nothing is impossible with God. He is able to do far and beyond we can imagine. Yet many times we go to God in the very last moment. Deuteronomy 10:17 says, “For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and […]

Napalm Girl: The Untold Story | God’s Word Today

Napalm Girl: The Untold Story | God’s Word Today

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” – Luke 23:34 If you ever saw her picture, you surely would remember it for the rest of your life. It gained notoriety in the 1970s as an antiwar icon when a photographer took her picture as she was running naked from a napalm attack in Vietnam.[1] The 9-year old […]

Something Beautiful | God’s Word Today

Something Beautiful | God’s Word Today

An artist decided to begin work on what he meant to be the masterpiece of his life.  In his mind he knew exactly what he wanted to paint. He was working on the canvas, putting on the drab colors and grays that were to make up the background, when a friend came by to see him. “What do you think […]