When God says no, the unknown of what comes next can be scary. Terrifying even, but in the way that a roller coaster is terrifying. We’ll live through it, and if we trust that we are safe in God ‘s hands we can enjoy the ride.
“He will shield you with his wings! They will shelter you.”
“When Christians ‘borrow’ parts of sacred Indigenous American ceremonies, commercially exploit them, imitate them, and put their trust in them instead of in God, they both disobey God and disrespect the sacred beliefs and traditions of that other culture.”
“Science has proven what people of faith have experienced for thousands of years. That is, that in addition to glorifying God, gratitude’s benefits are huge — in both a spiritual and nonspiritual context.”
“Recognizing our soul’s vulnerability and protecting ourselves from attack in the spiritual world is similar to recognizing and protecting ourselves from cyber-attack in the virtual world.”
“Do not fear worldly anonymity or death, but live with Jesus beyond them.”
“How better to glorify God than to trust Him in a world where trust is as elusive as fireflies on a warm, mid-summer night!”
Psalm 91 is called “the soldier’s prayer,” but we don’t need to be a soldier to seek God’s refuge and protection.
Jesus said, “…”If you trust me, you are really trusting God.