READ: Psalm 114, Habakkuk 2, John 18, Colossians 4 THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY TRUST Reformations past and present start by faith. Faith most simply defined is trust: “Just from Jesus simply taking, life and rest, and joy and peace” (Louisa Stead). We Trust Jesus to Satisfy Our Longings. Habakkuk warns against the proud man…

by Hannah Largent (not her real name). Hannah is 12 years old. She and her family have lived in two Arab countries for a total of 6 years. ___ As a third culture kid, I find opportunities to live dead, to live for God, that I would not have if I lived in America. I can…

READ: Psalm 28, Isaiah 43-45, John 21, Acts 7 CREATED FOR GLORY Deep within every human is the desire for significance. We want to live lives that matter, lives that count for something, lives that make a difference. It is a comfort to every believer to realize that God has created us for glory. It…

READ: Job 16-18, Psalm 5, Luke 22, Revelation 6 SHATTERED AND SHAKEN The appearance of intimacy (when unfounded) is most painful to Jesus. Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss as do we. It is our pretension that most wounds the Savior. Those who pretend to abide, who posture themselves to be seen as intimates, while their hearts…

I still have a lot to learn about trusting an unseen God and His unseen work. One of the implications of serving Jesus overseas is being away from my incredibly cute, smart nieces and nephew. I’m missing out on much of their growing up, but we stay in touch. Yesterday I got this email from…

READ: Job 1-3, Psalm 150, Luke 17, Revelation 1 GOD’S ADVERSITY Grief and worship are complementary. We treat them as opposites when in reality they coexist. “Job arose, tore his robe, and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped” (Job 1:20).  We tend to bifurcate our times of loss and pain…

by Mark Renfroe, Area Director for the Arabian Gulf, Middle East, and North Africa, Assemblies of God World Missions From time to time, my work brings me into contact with stories of Christian in the Arab world who face persecution for sharing their faith. This week, I heard the story again, but this time it…

Read: 2 Kings 16-18, Psalm 112, Matthew 23, Titus 1 ALL IN “The mighty God, the maker of heaven and earth, will not be one of many treasures, not even the chief of all treasures. He will be all in all or He will be nothing.”              –  A.W. Tozer Disobedience is linked to disbelief. When you stop…

READ: Numbers 13-16, Psalm 45, Luke 1, 1 Corinthians 1 ONLY BELIEVE The twelve spies were not sent into Canaan in order to find out if conquest was possible; they were sent to discover how God would do the impossible. The point wasn’t the giants or the challenges; the point was the glory of God….

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