February 27 – Faith Seeking Understanding

God, I believe You… except when I don’t.

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Creation and Science

Science is a great teacher. It is an excellent tool and any Christian who fears it or its findings only demonstrates their personal lack of faith in a great big God who beggars definitions, defies limitations, and destroys the boxes we are so desperate to create for Him to keep ourselves comfortable.

Trust

The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. (Psalm 28:7) Read: Ezra 3:1-4:23, 1 Corinthians 2:6-3:4, Psalm 28:1-9, Proverbs 20:24-25 Relate: “Do you trust me?” That is the question Aladdin asks Jasmine when he holds out his hands and…

1 Corinthians 1:25 (Beyond Understanding)

 This foolish plan of God is wiser than the wisest of human plans, and God’s weakness is stronger than the greatest of human strength. (1 Corinthians 1:25) Read: Ezra 1:1 – 2:70, 1 Corinthians 1:18 – 2:5, Psalm 27:7-14, Proverbs 20:22-23 Relate: “It is the duty of human understanding to understand that there are things that…

John 4:23-24 (In Truth)

The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way. For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:23-24) Read: Judges 21:1 – Ruth 1:22, John 4:4-42, Psalm 105:1-15, Proverbs 14:25 Relate: “God is Spirit, so those who worship Him must worship in spirit and in truth.”…

Not The End

But when Jesus heard about it he said, “Lazarus’s sickness will not end in death. No, it happened for the glory of God so that the Son of God will receive glory from this.” (John 11:4) Read: Habakkuk 1:1 – 3:19, Zephaniah 1:1 – 2:7 Relate: Is it OK if I get a little honest with You?…

John 6:57-59 (Eat and Live)

I live because of the living Father who sent me; in the same way, anyone who feeds on me will live because of me. I am the true bread that came down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will not die as your ancestors did (even though they ate the manna) but will live…