Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be ...

“Nearly all of us know the pain that comes with being deceived. Yet even knowing that, are you still going to tell that lie?” No one who practices deceit shall dwell in my house; no one who ...

You wake up in the morning with the memory of a dream. We’ve all done it. The dream, fading but still real. We want to share it before it’s gone, and when we start describing what’s in our ...

Do we sometimes feel there are those around us who know something we don’t? Perhaps they seem to hold success in their hands, and we can’t figure out how they do it. We want to know the ...

Some things we don’t like to do. They aren’t bad things, just things that don’t appeal to us. Like, walking the dog. We can pay someone to do that for us. We write a check, and someone ...

Happiness. Joy. Satisfaction. Call it what you will. You just want the stress of life’s problems to fade into the background. Done. God says he has a plan, and it’s found in Mark ...

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. ...

Riding a boat in a storm is no one’s fun way to spend the day. The wind batters the ship. Waves rush aboard. What we have inside with us slips and slides like it’s a summer water game on the ...

The great and mighty men of today’s church will someday pass from the earth, for it is appointed unto man once to die. Who will be the church then? Where should we search for tomorrow’s leaders, ...

When you change your thinking ... everything around you changes. For instance, you may have thought debt and lack was your destiny ... because your family has always lived that way. That’s not ...

Social media sometimes seems like a comparison of me and you. You post a picture of your freshly cleaned house, and I scramble to make mine look even neater. Whose vacation is more enticing? The ...