God has a part for you to play in accomplishing what He wants to do through you.
The Bible has a lot to say about storms. Sometimes it is talking about literal storms, where the weather is fearsome and seems out of control. More often, though, when the Bible speaks of a storm it is referring to an adverse set of circumstances—when negative events enter into a person’s life.
No house will stand for long unless it has a strong foundation. It’s the same with our lives. We need a strong foundation. As Isaiah wrote:
In Exodus 34:23-24, we read that three times a year all the males in Israel were to go on a retreat before the Lord who ruled over them. In the Old Testament, the phrase “Lord your God” means sovereign Lord. Three times a year, all of the men were to go to a certain location, and in so doing, acknowledge the sovereign rule of God in their lives. Now, before we move past that too quickly, let’s look at what that might have done to those left behind. Three times a year all of the males left their land and homes. From a military ...
Guest blog by Chrystal Evans Hurst