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The World Changes but God Doesn’t

  As we are seeing the world change and our lives change as well, it’s difficult to readjust to new ways or as many would say the “new normal”. What does the future hold and how do we face what is ahead? Jesus faced many trials on earth, His focus wasn’t the things of this world but giving Himself over completely to His Father, knowing full well of what was to come.   John 16:33  “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I …

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Are You Going to Follow Jesus

Are you going to follow Jesus, or are you going to ask Jesus to follow you? I heard the above statement from a pastor. The summary of his message is this: It’s ok to make plans for the future. It’s not ok to tell God what you’re going to do, and ask Him to bless it. So many of us get a mindset to do something without ever asking if it’s God’s will. I set out on a journey last year to find a job where I could work from home. I asked God, each time I applied for a job, to …

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You Have Arrived At Your Destination

  “Your ears shall hear a word behind you saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ Whenever you turn to the right hand or whenever you turn to the left.” Isaiah 30: 21   My family and I stayed in a cabin during a recent trip to do some hiking in southern Ohio. I had planned the route ahead of time by using my GPS on my iphone. I was confident that the navigation system many people rely on would get us there. Just in case we didn’t have cell service, I decided to look ahead at the directions …