Abraham loved his son, but he also knew his God. His life was built on the positive side of faith. Knowing deep in his soul that God is a God who provides, Abraham crested that rugged mountain with confidence.
God has somehow placed into the Christian's insides a special something, that extra inner reservoir of power that is more than a match for the stuff life throws at us.
The worth of that sculpted plaque lay not in its outward form, but in the heart of its creator.
To go somewhere new, of course, it’s necessary to know where we are.
I plead with you to stop reading, close your eyes for 60 seconds, and identify with that good man who was crushed beneath the weight of adversity.
He is coming back. What a difference it will make!" It is remarkable, when you stop and get specific about it, how many things we take for granted will suddenly be removed or changed drastically. Think about that.
Whenever I preach or write, I imagine I’m talking to just one person. Let’s say, to YOU. In that way, Insight for Living Ministries is yours. It’s your ministry—because you receive the blessing of God’s Word.
Fear. Ever met this beast? Sure you have. It comes in all shapes and every size. Fear of failure. Fear of heights. Fear of crowds. Fear of disease and death. Fear of rejection. Fear of unemployment.
Call me old-fashioned or idealistic, but my passionate plea is that we restore the importance of character. It’s been buried long enough.