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“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119:105 In the last few weeks, God has allowed our path of life to slow down.  We may feel like we are walking in the shadows, uncertain of what lies ahead for us. We often quote this verse from Psalms, and now we are being tested as to whether we really believe it or not.  But the Word of God has not changed, and if we take time to read it and meditate upon it, the Lord will enlighten it to us and give…

We all have them.  Some more than others.  James tells us to count them all joy (1:2), but it’s easier said than done. The book of Job offers wisdom for trusting God in times of distress.  When Job emerged from his test of faith, he told God, “I had only heard about you before, but now I have seen you with my own eyes” (Job 42:5 NLT).  Job’s trouble transformed his knowledge of God from “crumbs of rumors” (42:5 MSG) to feasts of faith.  Here are three reminders to help us grow spiritually during trial seasons: 1. God’s plan is…

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4 Holman Christian Standard Bible) Are you living a life of worry and frustration or are you celebrating God’s blessings in spite of your circumstances? Christians have every reason to rejoice. Our eyes are focused on Jesus – the One who made salvation and eternal life possible for us. He is the source of our peace and hope! Proverbs 4:5 instructs us to “Keep your eyes focused on what is right, and look straight ahead to what is good” (NCV). When the demands of life seem overwhelming, use…