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The Mystery of Answered Prayers

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Prayers, Spiritual, Strength | 0 comments

The Mystery of Answered Prayers

“I asked God for strength that I might achieve. I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things. I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked for riches that I might be happy. I was given poverty that I [...]

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God Loves to Show Off Through Answered Prayers

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Love, Prayers, Spiritual, Strength | 0 comments

God Loves to Show Off Through Answered Prayers

“With God, all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 A woman commuting to work to Chicago from Wisconsin began to experience car trouble smack dab in the middle of the express lanes during the morning rush hour. Her car would stop running and she’d pull off to the side of the road and pray, “Dear God, [...]

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Ask Anything According To His Will

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Spiritual | 0 comments

Ask Anything According To His Will

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever [...]

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God’s Not Fair, He’s Just

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Articles, Spiritual, Strength | 0 comments

God’s Not Fair, He’s Just

And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? (Luke 18:7) One thing over the years in my Christian life that has struck me to the core is the saying that God is not fair, but He is just. This may be a very difficult concept for many [...]

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It Will Be Given

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Articles, Faith, God's Gifts, Prayers, Spiritual | 0 comments

It Will Be Given

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. (James 1:5) The greatest gift we could ever ask of God is wisdom. Consider King Solomon. He could have had anything he wanted. God told him, “Just ask and it’s yours. Anything!” [...]

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Asking of God

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Joy, Prayers | 0 comments

Asking of God

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. (John 16:24 ESV) “In Jesus’ name, we pray…” This is why we say this at the end of our prayers. We ask in Jesus’ name, as He instructs us to do. And much like taking [...]

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Be of Good Cheer

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Articles, Strength | 0 comments

Be of Good Cheer

You are beaten to earth? Well, Well, What’s that? Come up with a smiling face, it’s nothing against you to fall down flat. But to lie there—that’s a disgrace.” Edmund Vance Cooke Oh, if only we would fully grasp this. To smile when we fall instead of just lying there, beating ourselves up in total [...]

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Guest Post: Misfitting

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Strength | 0 comments

Guest Post: Misfitting

The following article is a guest post by Tristine Fleming. She is a freelance writer and semi-frazzled stay at home mommy. She attended Columbia College of Chicago as a Fiction Writing major, and resides in Kenosha, Wisconsin with her husband, Jared, and their toddling little guy, Tavin. Her blog, NOTE TO SELF: Daily Reminders from [...]

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Love: The Higher Road of Rejection

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Articles, Love, Spiritual | 0 comments

Love:  The Higher Road of Rejection

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 No one basks in the notion of being rejected. In fact, the very thought of being rejected sends the senses into overdrive and messages travel to the brain that suggests revenge or inadequacy. How are we to respond when a parent, sibling, friend, [...]

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When God Rejects Our Request

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Articles, Faith, Spiritual | 0 comments

When God Rejects Our Request

But He said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you [sufficient against any danger and enables you to bear the trouble manfully]; for My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in [your] weakness. Therefore, I will all the more gladly [...]

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