God Hears Prayer

    “Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.” (Luke 18:1b) “Time to get ready for bed, Taylor. When you’re done, I’ll come pray with you.” “Dad, does God really hear me when I pray?” “Well, of course, Taylor. Why do you ask?” “Oh, I don’t know. It just …

Don’t Get Lost!

    “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) Have you ever been lost? Danny was only eight years old when he and his brother Steve got lost one …

How Can We See God?

    “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.” (Matthew 5:8) Wouldn’t you like to see God? Wouldn’t you like to see with your own eyes the God Who created your eyes? Wouldn’t you like to spend time with Him in person and to know firsthand what …

God Is Not Afraid of Anything

    “When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.” (Deuteronomy 20:1) The flight attendant asked …

God’s Love Does Not Depend on Us

    “The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” (Jeremiah 31:3) When God inspired Jeremiah to write these words, He meant them for the whole nation of Israel, not only Jeremiah. And when …

God Corrects His Children

    “For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.” (Proverbs 3:12) None of us likes to be disciplined. It’s not fun at all! But if you have loving parents, you know that they do not really enjoy disciplining you, either. A …

Who Really Counts?

    “Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.” (Matthew 10:29-31) God cares about big …

God Doesn’t Make Junk

    “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalm 139:14) If you create something (whether it’s a picture or a paper airplane, a clay sculpture, or even a new cookie recipe), you have used your mind and your imagination, as well as your hands and tools …

God Loves Those Who Are Hard To Love

    “Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.” (Jonah 1:1-2) Tony was a boy who lived in Kevin’s neighborhood. In fact, Tony lived just a few houses away, …

Jesus Is a Wonderful Counselor

    “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given…and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor.” (Isaiah 9:6) Have you ever been to camp? If you have, you know what it is to have a counselor. Your counselor is a person who answers your questions, …