Too often we view the Bible through the lens of our experience. Instead, we should view our experience through the lens of Scripture. God's view is perfect. Mine is flawed. John 3:30 He must increase; I must disappear.
I want to wish my dad a Happy Father's Day. I was born a "daddy's girl". I have always adored my father (although when I was in trouble I may have faltered a bit - we won't say how often that happened). I heard a song when I was young called "I Want to Marry [...]
I often read from Streams in the Desert by L.B.Cowman. It is loaded with Biblical advice on how to handle trials. Here is one poem that has stood out to me. This has often been the plea of my heart. Father God, please draw me to Yourself.
We all have people we look up to and respect. This may be a favorite teacher/college professor, a pastor, parents, a close friend, etc. However, when you look up to them - whom are you really watching? God has been teaching me that when I look at people I admire, I shouldn't watch the person. [...]