God Never Makes Mistakes

    “As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.” (Psalm 18:30) Have you ever tried to make it through a whole day without making a mistake, a wrong decision? When I was little …

God Answers Prayer

    “Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.” (James 5:17) Do you remember the story about Elijah and King Ahab in 1 Kings 17? Elijah …

God Is All-Wise

    “O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!” (Romans 11:33) Do you know someone you consider to be very wise? Wise people always seem to give good advice about a problem, and …

God Allows Evil for His Reasons

    “But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.” (Genesis 50:20) Thrown into a pit. Bound with rope and sold into slavery in a far-off land. Sentenced to life …

God Knows Each of His Children

    “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” (John 10:27) Annie has two best friends, and she does everything with them. She has sleepovers at their houses, roller-skates with them during recess, swims with their families in the summertime, and does just about every …

God Wants You To Love Him with All Your Mind

    “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy…mind.” (Mark 12:30) Have you ever had someone ask, “What are you thinking about right now?” Sometimes when you’re asked, you may be thinking about something totally unimportant or something that would sound silly to share out loud. At …

Before There Was Anything Else, There Was God

    “Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.” (Psalm 90:2) One of Martin’s favorite school activities was Show and Tell Day. One time, he took his most valued treasure: a very old Indian …

God Will Not Forget You

    “Can a woman forget her nursing child, and have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.” (Isaiah 49:15) Ellen rang the doorbell. She was shivering inside her raincoat, but she wasn’t sure whether she was cold or just …

God Desires a Clean Heart

    “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence, and take not the Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and uphold me with a free Spirit.” (Psalm 51:10-12) Sometimes, when …

God Is Just To Forgive Us

    “…that He [God] might be just and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.” (Romans 3:26b) Let’s pretend that your brother has done something to hurt you very badly. What if when your parents found out what happened, they said, “Oh, we’ll just let that go – it’s …