Archive for the ‘Life’s Questions’ Category

God is an expert in turning bad situations around

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.” Genesis 50:20 Bad things do happen to good people. Joseph is a case in point. He was a good young lad, rather cocky and […]

Can My Destiny Be Delayed ?

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Yes, destiny can be delayed; the Israelites wandering though the wilderness provide a classic example. Personally, your destiny can be delayed because of four main reasons. First, you can delay your destiny by faulty theology where you believe God as responsible for absolutely everything: good or bad. Offense can get in if you believe God […]

See the light or feel the heat

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

If you are in God’s family, you are expected to grow up into maturity and that is going to involve some changes. It takes courage to let go of habits and patterns that you have come to rely on. The Bible teaches that God is not going to change, so we are without any options. […]

Pity Me: A Victim Mentality

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Throwing the Spotlight in the Right Place! For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.  Hebrews 4:12 We are made up of […]

Who Is Really In Control?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

January 2010 Earthquake rocks Haiti! Tens of thousands dead and injured! Suffering and tragedy abound!   When something bad happens, whether it is a personal family tragedy like a car accident or someone being diagnosed with cancer, or a national tragedy like the World Trade Center airplane crashes, people often ask questions about God’s integrity. […]

Does God discipline us?

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Have you ever heard someone ‘testify’ how God used a particular sickness and / or calamity to teach them a lesson? After all, so the stories go, so and so was away from God and he broke his leg, and while lying in the hospital reflected on his life and came back to God! Sounds […]

Why do ‘bad’ things happen?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Dear friends, I have often heard people blame God for things that go wrong. They say something like this: ‘I don’t know why God took so and so’, or ‘How come so and so got so sick, they are such good people? They don’t deserve this.’ It seems as if God is blamed for everything […]