God Is Powerful

    “Ah Lord God! Behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.” (Jeremiah 32:17) Scientists tell us that there are at least 70 sextillion stars in the universe. Wow! That’s the number 7 …

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 …