Praying According to His Will

He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request. (1 Chronicles 4:10 NLT) Nothing else is known about Jabez, exceptContinue reading “Praying According to His Will”

The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child

Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it. (Proverbs 22:6 NLT) While this is only a proverb, it does carry a very important truth. Even psychologists will tell you that the early years of a child’s life are crucial to their development. Therefore, it’s at thisContinue reading “The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child”

Picking Up the Broken Pieces

He heals the heartbroken and bandages their wounds. (Psalm 147:3 MSG) “You can’t undo ten years of bad parenting in a day,” said a colleague once after a hectic day at work. But running away was not an option either. “If I leave and you leave, who will be left to help them?” advised anotherContinue reading “Picking Up the Broken Pieces”

The Best Compass

Everything in the Scriptures is God’s Word. All of it is useful for teaching and helping people and for correcting them and showing them how to live. The Scriptures train God’s servants to do all kinds of good deeds. (2 Timothy 3:16-17 CEV) Someone once described the Bible as a compass, and history has shownContinue reading “The Best Compass”