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even if life turns upside-down

Even if life turns upside-down

None of us have the power to change much of anything in our lives, not without help. When we get to these points in life (and all of us do), we have to hold on to something.

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Burdens are too much to bear alone

By bearing a friend’s burdens in my own strength, I’m not helping. I’m not there to help them carry their burden; I’m there to help them carry it to God.

To make the road obvious

Check your directions. Remember your compass. Stay on the road God showed you at the beginning. And don’t try to make sense of life without Him.

God keeps track so I don’t have to

Everyone has people in their lives who are hurtful. But God isn’t blind. He isn’t ignoring you. And He isn’t ignoring them either.

It’s just the way I am

Understanding your personality is a vital step in learning who God made you and what you can do for Him. But if you turn your personality into an excuse or use it to avoid obeying God, you’re asking for trouble….You’re unique and individual, and God made you that way because He has a plan for you. But that doesn’t mean you can’t rise above your personality and its limitations.

The Cost of Giving Up

Sounds to me like giving up would be a greater benefit to me than pressing onward has been. Because what does giving up actually cost?

Do you trust God or not?

Do you trust God or not? If you say you do, shouldn’t you be living like it?

Don’t give power to powerless things

Removing idols from your life is difficult, painful work. Not only does it hurt you, but it hurts the people around you.

Give God time to keep His promise

I try to control too many things. But I’ve been that way for as long as I can remember, so I’m not entirely sure when it started. I just have this driving urge to keep a handle on life so it won’t get away from me. Which is ridiculous, as any self-respecting Christ-follower knows (Luke […]

You can build on the truth

So much of what I worry about and stress over are unknowns. They’re the things I can’t control, the outcomes I can’t manipulate, the opinions I can’t change. No, none of that is my responsibility, but that doesn’t stop me from freaking out about it.

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