Today’s Reflection WHEN WE ASK why in our prayers, we have somehow recognized that we are permitted to bring every question, every issue, every confusion, and every struggle to God. We may no…
Asking God “Why?”
Why would a sovereign and loving God bring trouble into the life of a believer? Scripture points us to several reasons: 1. To protect us from sin. 2. To expose our sin. 3. To discipline our sin. 4.…
Asking God "Why?"
Pastor Jon Brooks // College & Young Adult Pastor One Year Bible Reading Guide: Job 40:1-42:17 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 Psalm 45:1-17 Proverbs 22:14 Verse of the day: Brace yourself like a man, because I have some questions for you, and you must answer them. (Job 40:7) It’s always been a popular
Asking God the Right Questions
“Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said . . . “—Job 40:6 (NKJV) Understandably, Job was confused as to why God would allow his life to be shaken, turned upside-
Asking God for Advice
"The men examined some of their provisions, but they failed to ask the Lord's advice." Is this scripture true of you? How easy it is for us to go about our day striving to do the will of the Lord but yet in our zeal and effort neglect the most important thing...Hearing from the Lord himse
Ask God the Hard Questions
In reality, doubt can be a wonderful thing and it isn’t something that should scare anyone. Sometimes, it can be a tool that God uses to encourage you to dive deeper, refocus on your relationship with Him, or to get you thinking about the hard questions you’ve always wanted the answers for.
Berrien County Deputies ask for tips in Crime of the Week
BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. – The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department for Crime Stoppers is asking the public for information leading to the arrest of those involved with multiple breaking and entering ca
My Faith: The danger of asking God ‘Why me?'
Editor’s note: Timothy Keller is senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York and author of The New York Times best-selling book "The Reason for God." His book for church leaders, "Center Church," will be published in September.
Why Do We Not Ask God For His Wisdom?
“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously … But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, …For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;…
Wingfield: Why we should ask God questions
Years ago, when I was an English teacher at a high school in the Richmond area, I had a student ask me a question.
I asked God to end the suffering in my life
I was working out the other day and I got frustrated as I came to God with one of my own requests for Him to end suffering in my life. Finally, I tried to make myself feel better by saying, “I guess this is my story.”
How should we ask God for forgiveness?
The truth about God’s mercy is this: It is a divine gift, not a human attainment.
Why I Asked God to Break My Heart
God saved my life the day I changed my prayers. I stopped asking Him to fix things. And I started asking Him to break things. Namely, my heart. God would need to break me out of the miserable heart-prison I was trapped in. Yeah, I was saved. But I was stuck. I would need Him to free me from …
How “God Bless America” Became a Conservative Anthem
The following is an excerpt from God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song by Sheryl Kaskowitz, out now from Oxford University Press. ...
Why You Shouldn’t Ask God if the Book of Mormon Is True
Why You Shouldn’t Ask God if the Book of Mormon Is True Some time ago, I heard a knock on my door and was pleasantly surprised to see two young Mormon missionaries. Their crisp white shirts, stark black ties, and distinctive name tags instantly gave them away. Having spent time dialoguing with Mormons in the past and studying their beliefs and practices, I gladly invited them in. As we sat discussing important doctrines, they asked me a question that invariably arises in every…
Greenville County deputies ask public for help to solve 11 cold cases
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is looking for community support to crack more cold cases - specifically 11 homicides that happened in the last three years.
Greenville Co. deputies asking for tips to clear cold cases
Greenville Co. deputies asking for tips to clear cold cases. (May 24, 2018)
Deputies asking for tips about vandalism at McDowell County church
Nebo, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies in McDowell County are asking for help identifying vandals that damaged church vans.
Deputies ask for tips related to domestic shooting in Macon County
Macon County, NC (FOX Carolina) - Wednesday morning, deputies with the Macon County Sheriff's Office were called to a home off Tiger Lily Trail in response to a domestic related
How to Find Strength in the Strength of God
How to Find Strength in the Strength of God By John piper Found at: www.desiringgod.org/ How do you do a task in the strength of another? How do you exert your will to do something in such a way that you are relying on the will of another to make it happen? Here are some passages...Read the rest of this entry