Many spiritual truths are difficult for us earth-bound people to grasp. We relate much better to things we are already familiar with in everyday life. To help people understand spiritual truth Jesus used parables. And He used a lot!
Where does this saying come from? Some believers think if God calls you to serve Him somewhere dangerous, you will be protected from harm because He has called you and you are obeying.
Insight for Living Canada is here to proclaim God’s Word so that mothers and others can be a godly influence on their families and those around them. It is also why we need your prayer and financial support.
Because of our sin nature our default mode is self-sufficiency and independence from God. Rather than allowing His power—the power of Christ’s Holy Spirit who lives in every believer—to replace our weakness, we naturally try to handle things on our own.
Biblical poetry may at first seem repetitive, but it forces us to engage both heart and head. Read it slowly. Imagine the experience from different angles. Feel what the poet felt.
Insight for Living Canada is here to proclaim these great truths to those who have never heard them, and to remind God’s people of them when the storms are raging. But we can only do it because people like you choose to help.
As followers of the Lord we live by faith in our Saviour and trust in our heavenly Father. We trust in God’s plan and so we encourage you to trust in Him and not be afraid.
A better alternative to the phrase “let go and let God” is “trust God and get going!” Work out a strategy for ensuring you will not fall into sin again, and ask God to bless your plan.
A proverb is a short, straight-to-the-point statement about moral truth or general observation on life designed to direct readers toward right and away from wrong.