In A Challenge Do You Get Bitter Or Get Better?

If you’ve been in church any amount of time you’ve probably heard the famous story of foolish Nabal and wise Abigail from 1 Samuel 25. For those of us who need a refresher here is the scripture – it’s long but definitely worth it! Now Samuel died, and all the Israelites assembled and mourned for him, and […]

Becoming A “David” When You Feel Stuck In “Saul”

Samuel was distraught. After all the work he had put into helping Saul rise up to his position as leader of Israel, God had let Samuel know that He was going to be choosing a new leader after getting fed up with Saul’s disobedience. His mission was simple – to go anoint the replacement King as […]

The Arm Of The Flesh Versus The Arm of the Lord

After a particularly frustrating day yesterday I complained over dinner to my husband rattling off all the things that were on my mind and asked for his opinion. In a typical male response he smiled and said “I don’t know”. Ahh!!! I was even more discouraged. If he didn’t know and I didn’t know then who […]

What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed By Self-Doubt

In yesterday’s post we read a bit about the story of Saul’s journey to becoming King of Israel. Here was a man who, although good looking, did not have any leadership, military or business qualifications to lead a nation. When initially presented with the job description he balked and tried to shirk the role hoping that Samuel would see that […]