Resilience is in our DNA as created beings. We are built to weather storms. The virtue of being able to adapt to stressful life changes and “bounce back” from hardship is essential to our growth and progress.
At the time, the Thresher was the fastest and quietest nuclear submarine ever built. She also had the most advanced weapons system to date. But in one tragic event in 1963, Thresher sank during deep-diving tests, killing all 129 crew and shipyard personnel aboard.
Malachi’s generation needed to remember that it wasn’t a matter of “if” the Sun of Righteousness would come, but “when” He appeared, all things would be made new.
For those of us living in the U.S., authorities say that the next couple of weeks will be the most critical regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be our “peak.”
In Italy, thousands of families have been devastated by Coronavirus. When infected patients are hospitalized, their loved ones cannot visit them due to the contagion.
For this week’s Abiding In Him devotion, I want to share with you five things we can remember during an unprecedented time of social distancing.
The greatest leaders focus on serving the interests of the people they lead rather than building their own reputation.
A door is a passage from one place to another. We are often the product of the doors we chose to walk through in the past. Doors have shaped the person we have become today.
Although there has been an uptick in violence against Christians in the region, Egypt is hardly alone in a long list of countries facing persecution for their faith.
God has a master plan to unite all things to himself (Ephesians 1:10).
Christ is at the head of this plan (Ephesians 1:22).
His strategy involves the church fulfilling this plan (Ephesians 1:23).
Christ has so identified himself with his church that it is said to be his very body, much as Adam described Eve as “bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” (Gen. 2:23) and as God declared man and wife to be “one flesh” (Eph. 5:28–30). The church, filled by Christ, is God’s priority in filling all of creation with the fullness of God. It’s obvious from scripture that we cannot divorce the church from God’s master plan.
QUESTION: If the church is a top priority in God’s plan to fill all of creation with his fullness, is it a priority in your life?