God wants fallen people to return to Him and live, but our role is to share the good news, even if not everyone accepts it right away
Not every lesson comes with a preview of what we should learn from it. When we get that insight, though, let's make good use of it
Not everything that is good for us seems like a positive thing in the short run, but the long-term payoff can be amazing
When God made a way for us to return to Him, He didn't take any shortcuts
The gospel has good news for those who feel (or were told) that they are far from God, and we find that this good news was God's plan all along.
Perhaps, before choosing to reject God's authority, we should first take a look at the kinds of decisions that He makes.
Maybe the reason God is waiting to "clean house" is for you and me to make some changes, and not just other people
What do we do when we are called to the same thing as yesterday, and haven't seen any results?
If you have a tough time waiting for things, you're not alone...but there are ways to help us with certain kinds of waiting.
Ever been down to your last ounce of energy, but God called you to take one more step?
In a fast-paced world, can we find ourselves trying to get ahead of God's plan?
Ever feel like you're a building project where the owner ran out of money partway through?
Would you watch a movie where the lead starts out successful and ends up exiled and in trouble with the government?
Just because a comedian announces that he's about to tell a funny joke, that doesn't necessarily make it funny.
In a world of microwaves and drive-through windows, plants still grow at their own pace.
Let's be honest: Waiting isn't very fun. However, a lot can happen over time, if we are patient (and, even if we aren't).
Sometimes, the wisest thing to do is to let the wrong opportunity pass by, and wait on God's timing.
There are a lot of glitches, distractions, and excuses that can cause us to stop listening. What lies in store for us, though, if we power through and keep listening?