God Wants Us to Forgive

    “And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.” (Mark 11:25-26) A soft knock sounded on …

God is a God of Truth

    “He is the Rock, his work is perfect; for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.” (Deuteronomy 32:4) Have you ever broken something like your mom’s good china or a special glass? Glass is fragile; it is easily broken. …

The Pure in Heart Will See God

    “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.” (Matthew 5:8) When I was in fourth grade, my family took a trip to Washington, D.C. Before we left, some of my friends at school said, “Maybe you’ll get to see the President!” I wasn’t too sure we …

God Is Quick To Forgive

    “Then David said unto Nathan, ‘I have sinned against the LORD.’ And Nathan said unto David, ‘The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.’” (2 Samuel 12:13) Have you ever been really angry with someone, and then been forced to tell that person right away …

God Is Powerful

    “Then the fire of the Lord fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.” (1 Kings 18:38) Elijah met up with the false prophets of Baal and made a challenge to them: …

Whom Does God Count Worthy?

    “Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power.” (2 Thessalonians 1:11) How does one become “worthy” of God’s calling? Is your worth decided by …

God Is Rich in Grace

    “That in the ages to come he [God] might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 2:7) Not very long ago, a six-year-old boy named Andrew was saving money for a trip to Mexico with his family. His grandmother paid …

God Is Awake

    “Then the fire of the Lord fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.” (1 Kings 18:38) Elijah asked, and God responded immediately. The prophets of Baal spent all day trying to …

God Is Kind to Sinners

    “But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity.” (Psalm 78:36-38) David’s musician Asaph wrote a poem, Psalm 78, that tells part of Israel’s story. That story shows just how sinful God’s people are, but it shows, too, just how kind God is toward His sinful people. The awe-inspiring …

God Wants You to Wait on Him

    “Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalm 27:14) You probably know what it is like to wait for something. Maybe you wait for the bus to come and take you to school, you wait in …