The Brightness of Your Shining Life

“You are the light of the world – like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your good deedsContinue reading “The Brightness of Your Shining Life”

What Is Your Clever Disguise?

“So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making His appeal through us.” (2 Corinthians 5:20a NLT) Ron Hutchcraft wrote in a recent devotional: “The pastor of a mega church in America was meeting one of the ladies in his church one time and he said, ‘What do you do?’ and she said, ‘Well, Pastor, I’mContinue reading “What Is Your Clever Disguise?”

Why Does God Allow His Children to Suffer? (Part 2)

“I cry to You, O God, but You don’t answer. I stand before You, but You don’t even look.”                    (Job 30:20 NLT) The second reason God tests us is to see how genuine our commitment to Him is. But, you may ask, doesn’t God already know how genuine our commitment is? Why would He needContinue reading “Why Does God Allow His Children to Suffer? (Part 2)”