Have you ever been misunderstood by your family because you were trying to do God's will? As Jesus experienced, they may think you are crazy. He paid a price to do the Father's will.
The clothing industries made a killing last month. People came out from under the rocks to wrap themselves in new Easter threads, shoes, and hats.
Here are stories of friends of mine who have learned that looking a little higher helps us find the things money can and cannot buy.
Rarely will one of God's heroes show up in the Scriptures having lived a life free of failure.
Indeed we have not only accommodated our lifestyles to mirror the world's attitudes, some have even developed a prosperity theology that promotes materialism and consumerism as a divine right.
None can deny that money plays an enormous role in all our lives…even when we keep our perspective and steer clear of greed.
Phil Callaway interviews Chuck Swindoll in this revealing article.
God can and will use this experience for good in your life. You may want to argue, ignore, or shout against your circumstances, but believe that God is working.
Often people in my courses chattered about hidden metaphor and layers of meaning. Meanwhile I'd find myself staring at the work of a revered photographer and never have any sort of insight.