Tagged: trouble

  • Why Has All This Happened to Us?

    Sometimes it’s hard to relate to stories from the Old Testament but there is one moment recorded there that is infinitely relatable. It happened with Gideon. Gideon was a leader of Israel after they had been delivered from Egypt and made their home in the Promised Land. During the time God called him to lead, …[ read more ]

  • Troubled Times, Troubled Hearts

    There’s a woman named Hannah in the Bible who was praying so fervently at the temple that the priest accused her of being drunk and scolded her. She answered him “Not so, my, Lord. I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my …[ read more ]

  • Deep Trouble, Deep Faith

    A friend asked me how I came by the faith I have in Jesus and if she, too, could acquire it. When I was young, unbelievably young, before I knew about doctrine or denominations, I came to understand that that deep aching loneliness we feel is the cry of our hearts for God and that …[ read more ]