Sometimes, when storms collide, they can neutralize each other. Sometimes they can flip around each other, almost bumping off of each other. But sometimes – and it’s rare – they can feed off of each other and combine into what the National Weather Service calls a “Perfect Storm.” We are currently in the midst of the potential for a perfect storm, only this one isn’t meteorological.
Do you have a burden so big you think only you can, or should, carry it? Are you scared about something that threatens your stability and faith? Here's what it looks like to give our burdens to God—and verses to cling to in times of crisis.
The love of money is a heart problem. It is a choice to pursue wealth for sheer luxury or selfish consumption instead of looking at life from a biblical, eternal perspective and accumulating money and resources as a powerful tool to bring glory to the Lord. There’s a fine line of difference sometimes, but here are 10 signs you might love money.
Having nothing to give shows itself in many ways in our lives. It begins with questioning ourselves and our worth. As a result, we start to see ourselves and the world around us negatively. As we face our own lack, hopelessness creeps its way in and we allow distance to grow between ourselves and God, and even the people closest to us. More than ever, these are the times we need a spark of hope. This is when we need a reminder that God loves us no matter what, and that He will provide something
One of the most well-known parts of the Christmas story is the account of wise men bearing gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. These valuable gifts were clearly intended to honor Jesus, but it’s possible they carried deeper theological significance as well.