It’s hard to experience God’s abundance when you’re struggling financially. Life is expensive, and even families with two incomes can find themselves in debt when personal tragedy, unexpected bills, or a sudden job loss drain their savings. How do you keep trusting the Lord when things just seem to keep getting worse? The Bible offers this counsel.
Forgiveness isn’t always easy. Whether it’s the rejection of a parent, the infidelity of a spouse, or backstabbing from a coworker, forgiveness can be almost as painful as the initial hurt. While forgiveness may feel difficult, it is important to focus on how God calls us to do it, and why.
Participation in extracurricular activities teaches children teamwork and time management. It builds self-esteem and looks good on college applications. Kids who participate in after-school activities do better than their peers academically and socially. Homeschool parents often want their children to experience these benefits by participating in high school sports. Some states allow homeschoolers to play with their sports teams, and others are completely opposed to the idea.
Do miracles still actually happen? The Bible is full of miracles. Jesus healed the sick and the blind and even raised Lazarus from the dead. The walls of Jericho fell with just a shout and a trumpet blast. When disciples praised God in prison, their chains fell off and the doors swung open. Christians wonder if that kind of thing still happens today or if God only moved so dramatically in the past. Here are some examples of miracles that show God is as active today as He was at creation.