After learning about the definitions of these words, the picture in my mind of “a broken heart and a contrite spirit” has changed.
Sometimes we don’t need new messages from God, we just need to remember the ones we’ve already received. God has given His children messages and guidance throughout the history of the world. Each of these messages was significant to the people who received them, but they’re equally significant to us when we remember them.
Holiness is one of our best defenses. It’s the power of God becoming a foundational part of who we are, and it gives us incredible strength.
There’s so much chaos around us right now. I need a break. And I need some clarity and peace. So today, I’m offering you my testimony.
Mourning, of course, is a process of healing. It’s odd, but processes that help us heal are always uncomfortable and painful. Yet, over time, they prove themselves to be extremely effective. A time of mourning can also be these three things: a time of solemnity, a time of fasting, and a time of prayer.
Because Christ lived a perfect life and sacrificed Himself for our freedom, we have the chance to build a partnership with God. But after we make that covenant with God, how do we keep it?
The example of a father does more than teach a child how to be a parent. A father’s example also teaches a child a bit about what God looks like as well.
This earthly life is intended to be one of progression, not perfection. So what does that progress look like? How can you know if you’re progressing toward Christ? And, most important, what role does Christ play in our progress?
When Christ feels distant, we likely need to take some sort of action to feel close to Him again. So let’s look at ways to see Him when He isn’t obvious in your life.
A poem about Christ’s mercy and moving forward.