There are certain things that go on in this world that make me ask, “God, where are You?” There are certain stories I read, or hear that make me wonder, “God, what are You doing?”
I may not be able to help them all, but I can help this one.
Hope does not make life easier. In fact, it does the opposite with good reason.
They didn’t bother to wonder what was happening with their former friends and neighbors. It was a classic case of out of sight out of mind.
What have I done today for the poor and the oppressed? Not what have I posted to facebook. Not what have I written or complained about. What have I done?
You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong. (Exodus 23:2) Read: Exodus 21:22-23:13, Matthew 24:1-28, Psalm 29:1-11, Proverbs 7:6-23 Relate: “When I was a kid…” Anytime I used to hear that I would cringe. It doesn’t matter what that old fogie is going to talk about, I don’t want to hear it. These days I have…
The first command God gives Gideon when he sets the people on the path to freedom was to tear down the altar. The first and most crucial step towards freedom was repentance.