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Are you hopeful or hopeless? The answer to this question will impact every part of your life. When a person has belief and expectation that God is near, that he cares, and that he is ready to help, a light shines in their life and in their eyes. When the same person feels hopeless because they believe God is uncaring or unable to help, life becomes dark.
Jesus knows us, loves us, and came to this world to lead us in his ways. When we are tempted to play "king of the hill," Jesus not only teaches us a different way but shows us by kneeling down and serving. It's by humble service that we can really be a witness to the world.
When we believe Jesus, take him at his word, and embrace his truth, we can press on in faith. We can stand strong—even when we don’t totally understand what is happening or why we are facing the storms of this life.
With the rapid disintegration of trust in almost every area of life, is it surprising that so many people are questioning their faith? Wondering if what they have always believed is really true? Even scrutinizing the ideas taught in God’s Word? Should we be surprised that people today are dealing...