There are little things that you can do – or might already be doing – that will bring you closer to God, especially when you feel like you don’t measure up or you need to be better.
Christ gives us what we need to face the turbulence around us – and that rarely includes taking the turbulence away.
The fact that it grows more challenging each day to stay as disciples of Christ proves that it’s more necessary than ever for us to establish ourselves in holy places – to gain a testimony of our Father and Savior and their plan for us.
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.
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.
Maybe right now we don’t feel like we can rejoice. That’s okay. But instead of rejoicing, we can still “be of good comfort.” Our dear Father in Heaven is still there. He’s still listening to us.
There’s so much power in a moment of stillness. These are moments that remind you that you are heard by God. That His Holy Spirit has testified to you. That you knew you were loved.
Tips for the non-scholar scripture studiers, specifically for Isaiah.
If we do want to follow Christ, why don’t we? Why is it sometimes difficult to do what we need to do to be close to Him?