Desiring God

Desiring God: What does it mean? According to Jesus, to desire God is to seek first His kingdom and righteousness in all matters of life (Matt. 6:33), without worrying about what we may have to give up or depart from in the process. “God first” must be the theme by which we live; His will must be the priority of our lives. We should give God our best, not our least. If we … [Read more...]

Bible Devotional based on Psalm 32:8

"Everything is going to be alright." How many times have you heard that line before and things didn't turn out right, but ended up getting worse instead? I suppose a better question to ask is, “Will everything turn out right?” Well, that all depends on what you’re referring to, and where you're willing to go! I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will … [Read more...]

Encouraging Bible Verses about Faith

Some people think of faith as blind. This is especially the case with skeptics who mock belief in God. While that may be their summary of faith, it is not biblical faith. Biblical faith is trust in God. And God, through His word, gives us good reason to trust Him. I like the way Ravi Zacharias put it: “Faith in the biblical sense is substantive, based on the knowledge that … [Read more...]

8 Encouraging Bible Quotes on Strength

Do you find strength in reading the Bible? I do. What a wonderful thing it is to be able to see how God intervened in the lives of people from the past who walked with Him, how He gave them strength to overcome problems most people would see as impossible today. Yes, it is encouraging to know that such experiences are there for us to read about, to build trust in God’s … [Read more...]