God is not our boss. He is our father. And much like a child who is 18 and older, who no longer has to obey their parents, we are not forced to obey God. He is the one who created free will, so that we may decide for ourselves not how to live this life, but who to live it for. When we realize that our lives are an offering of what we can bring to this world, we realize there are no rules in living for God. Sacrifices yes, rules no. I mean, Jesus died for us, he’s not asking for us to sign a contract in order to follow him, he’s just loving on us. We should be the ones pursuing to have a membership with him. Have you ever thought about what the difference is between a contract and a membership? Continue reading “God the father, not the boss.”
Have you ever felt like God is ignoring you? Like he’s abandoned you, even when he’s promised he would never do that? You’re not the only one, and I’m not just referring to myself. People from the Bible times felt this way too…yep, just like you and me. Even our savior Jesus! Just a little before his death he cried out to God, “ Why have you forsaken me? ” Our own Jesus felt as though God had left him, and he admitted it. More than once, David too felt as though God was ignoring him. Continue reading “Waiting to hear from God.”
Prayer is the only workout to developing strong Faith.
We all go through many life situations that make our emotions boil. Usually it’s with family or friends, and we might not know what to do! Other times, we may know what to do, but we truthfully just don’t feel like doing the right thing. For a change we would like to stand up for ourselves; we’d like to give them a piece of our mind. You know what the problem is here… Continue reading “Working out your Faith.”