Tag Archives: God’s sovereignty

Sovereign Sacrifice

Today we study the apostles’ prayer after the authorities put Jesus to death: “They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.” God acted in his sovereignty, through those who opposed him, to sacrifice of his son … Continue reading

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Used By God

God shows us many times in scripture that he is in complete control of every situation and steers the lives and hearts of even those opposed to him for his own will and purposes. Today we see the high priest … Continue reading

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Steering Toward Eternity

We should bend our knee to the Almighty, yet often we judge God: we only want God’s intervention and control in situations which are not going our ways. In his wisdom, though, God selectively intervenes with both wrath and grace … Continue reading

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The Real Boss

Today we see that God establishes leadership in our lives and that our leaders are accountable to God. Are you submitting willingly to your leader? When we don’t respect and support our leaders, we are modelling complete lack of respect … Continue reading

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Suffering and Spousal Support

If you are blessed with a life partner, hold each other up in your walk with God and in your awesome respect for his will.  A core part of my strength and stability is my loving and faith-filled partnership with … Continue reading

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Worshiping in Tragedy and Loss

Our emotion about situations that we express toward God is normal and natural and received by God as such.  The way in which we attribute cause and responsibility, however, matters to the Lord.  When Job turned to God, it was … Continue reading

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Hope for Freedom

The story of the Jews’ freedom under Esther’s decree provides hope. Even when they had no rights as citizens, God granted them rights under his own authority.  God is able to work in your circumstance to change it and provide … Continue reading

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