God Loads Us with Benefits

    “Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” (Psalm 68:19) In Amy’s family, when someone is grumpy or complaining, another family member will suggest playing “the thankfulness game.” When playing this simple game, each family member takes turns naming one …

God Loves for You To Pray

    “Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense” (Psalm 141:2a). Are there certain smells that you like? Some people love to smell pine trees or old books. Others like to smell cookies baking or different kinds of flowers – roses, lilacs, hyacinths, gardenias. People like pleasant smells, …

God Can Make You Happy

    “Although the fig tree shall not blossom,…yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.” (Habakkuk 3:17-18) A young missionary in China named Hudson Taylor was writing a letter home to his sister Amelia. What happy news could he share? Many of …

God Comforts the Fearful

    “What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.” (Psalm 56:3) Like many people, Maggie was afraid of the dark. She was afraid of the scary things she couldn’t see in the dark. Maggie shared a bedroom with her sister Kathi, and she made Kathi promise not to …

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. …

God Is Forgiving

    “As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” (Psalm 103:12) How far is the east from the west? Let’s suppose you decide you want to measure the distance between east and west. If you were to get into an …

God Cannot Lie

    “God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?” (Numbers 23:19) Has anyone ever lied to you? When someone lies, …

Jesus Christ Was Not Corrupt

    “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) “Oh, no, Devon! What did you do?” Rachel stared wide-eyed at the computer screen. “I don’t know what happened, Rachel!” Devon …

When the Wicked Are Planning, God Is Laughing

    “The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.” (Psalm 37:12-13) Does it ever seem like the disobedient kids you know get all the attention? Everyone knows who they are, and …

God Is the Most High God

    “I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation: And all the inhabitants of …