Tag Archives: going astray

Turning Back To God

When we decide to return to the Lord, he will restore us. We might think that God will not show mercy, because we think we are too far gone or that God only judges.  The truth is that God will … Continue reading

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Choosing Paths

Today I am reminded that our children do not live in the vacuum of their upbringing.  Even if you think you brought your kids up a certain way, people go astray.  They live as individuals in the world who ultimately … Continue reading

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Forbearance for Going Astray

The God who loves us so much that he gave his son for us will also let us go our own ways away from him into the wilderness.  He won’t force us to come back.  In fact, he might help … Continue reading

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Sowing the Wind

Do our words match our actions in our relationships with God? Many times the fruit of this life is absent because we have gone our own ways.  We sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.  Hosea’s words to Israel challenge … Continue reading

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Willing or Unwilling?

Whom do you turn to when you need help?  It could be your own wisdom. It could be your friend’s counsel.  You could be using your wealth to insulate yourself and to solve your problems.  God desires for us to … Continue reading

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Psalm 81 – Idols Alive and Well

Sometimes we think that idolatry is far from us.  It’s the fashioning and worship of statues and gods created by the ideas of man.  Well, idols are alive and well in 2014, and God warns us to rely on him … Continue reading

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