Especially now, when life feels hard, we need to remind ourselves that God hears our prayers, and cares. Let’s look at prayer, and some truths about our response to God’s response to them. For 50+ years, Josh McDowell Ministry has been leading seekers into a deeper knowledge of God’s truth and power. We offer you… Read more »
Posts Tagged: trust
Perhaps you are familiar with the Old Testament book of Ruth, a 4-chapter story layered with tragedy, blessings, and the reminder to trust God. Naomi, a Hebrew, along with her husband and two grown sons, forsakes her hometown of Bethlehem to escape a famine. The family settles into nearby Moab (modern day Jordan), for about… Read more »
John 6: The Feeding of 5,000 The miracle of Jesus feeding a crowd of more than 5,000 people has many lessons. But one currently stands out for me during these coronavirus times in which we live. “Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea… Read more »
Human suffering is arguably the most common and difficult problem raised against the goodness of God. Why does God allow us to be hurt and wounded? Isn’t suffering a bad thing? Doesn’t it point to an uncaring and distant God? Let’s look at three reasons that suggest that suffering may actually benefit us. For 50+… Read more »
You have probably heard someone say, “Well, that may be true for you, but it’s not true for me.” Behind this phrase lies a deep-seated confusion between the concepts of truth and belief. Clearly, we are all entitled to our beliefs. But does that mean that we have our own respective truths? No. Truth is… Read more »
Did God create humans because he was needed someone to relate to? Was he bored and one day got really creative and produced a universe that included people?
Evil had to come from somewhere, right? But from where? We know that God is perfectly good and holy, and that there is no evil in him. There is the capacity for evil in us, however, as God created humanity with the freedom of choice. Evil comes from an abuse of good power called free… Read more »