Why are we instructed to seek our bread daily, one day at a time? One reason, I believe, is to teach us to live in the day. When we train ourselves to look only for enough “bread” for the current day, it helps us focus on God’s provision for the day and to trust Him for that provision one day at a time.
Search Results for: marilyn
In my younger days, I took lessons in English horseback riding. I will forever remember one of my instructor’s frequent sayings: When on horseback, when the horse is doing everything right, “the hardest thing for the rider to do is NOTHING.”
If you knew your time on earth was coming to an end, what would you say or do? If you could write one last letter to those you love, what words of wisdom would it contain? Here we look at Peter’s answer to this question. When the Lord had made it clear to Peter that his time on earth would be ending soon, he authored the three short chapters of 2 Peter, purposing to remind believers how we should live so as to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Join Holly, Marilyn, and Gianna as we explore the seven traits Peter instructs us to strive for as well as the three warnings he gives. They are as applicable today as they were for the early believers Peter cared deeply for and knew he would soon leave behind.
Jesus’ miraculous “Feeding of the 5000” is the only miracle recorded in all four gospels. I guess it made an impression on a myriad of those who witnessed the miracle, as each gospel writer (or his historical interviewees) remembered the incident and had it included it in his version of the gospel.
She learned she needed to let go and trust God with her daughter’s life.
“Really?” was my husband’s comment. The Oxford Dictionary defines deserve as “do something or have or show qualities worthy of (reward or punishment).” What qualities do we possess that make us worthy of a sunny weekend? What great act have we done to merit such a reward? “I’m glad God doesn’t give us what we really deserve,” my husband continued.