Joy isn’t pretending to be happy. It involves digging down to a well even deeper than happiness, one that genuinely refreshes and restores.
There’s a reason James unashamedly tells us to count it all joy when we encounter trials. He knows that when true faith survives their refining heat, the fruit is sweeter than the cost is painful. Here are eight ways trials help produce steadfastness.
He Will Be Enough contains 20 biblically rich reflections on the character and promises of God to anchor your soul through hard seasons. This timely book is now available!
A free five-day devotional based on He Will Be Enough is now available!
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God invites us to gaze in wide-eyed wonder at the only one who is worthy of our worship, Jesus Christ our Lord. We don’t have to wait for some future day. We can adore him right now, in the middle of motherhood with all its particular joys and challenges. We worship him for becoming like us and making a way for us to become like him.
When sinful comparison rears its ugly head, remember that you don’t have to be better or have better, or feel ashamed or embarrassed when you don’t, but that Jesus is better than it all.
"Will God really be enough?" Maybe you've asked this question in the past. Maybe you're asking it right now or know someone who is. In light of all of life's challenges, it's easy to wonder if God's grace really will be enough to see us through our hardest days.
I love the shape this new book is taking, and it's my hope and prayer that—through both stories and Scripture—it will encourage many to live for Christ in the middle of their stories, even and especially the hard parts.
The pain experienced in labor and delivery (or the adoption process) is only a foretaste of the particular suffering a mother endures. But I’ve learned something else: God’s Word is sufficient for the particular suffering of moms.