Stop Suicide

I have a friend who has recently struggled with suicidal ideations (he’s currently in the hospital receiving treatment), but suicide is nothing new to man, but men have often struggled with the thoughts of taking their own lives. King Saul took his own life after he was seriously wounded in a battle with the Philistines: […]

What Does God Expect?

We’re all going to struggle in this life. I spent part of yesterday with a gentleman who is struggling greatly – he’s facing financial difficulties, he’s facing health difficulties, and he’s facing family difficulties. No matter the struggle – financial or health or family or others – we have known struggle and we shall know […]

Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part Two

On Tuesday, I mentioned our temptations I believe the disabled are especially prone to face – the temptations of missing the assembly, grumbling, rudeness, and selfishness. Yesterday, I offered suggestions to help overcome the temptations of missing the assembly and grumbling. Today, I wish to tackle the other two temptations – rudeness and selfishness. How […]

Temptations of the Disabled

Satan loves to tempt. It’s what he does best. The devil was bold enough to tempt Jesus, and he’s more than happy to tempt you: “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). I know that those of us who suffer from […]

The Suffering Servant

Pictures of children starving in Africa. Pictures of the Holocaust. Picture of homelessness. Pictures of children dying from cancer. Pictures of grotesque birth defects. Any time someone mentions the goodness or love of God, atheists and agnostics want to throw emotional arguments into the mix. “If God is so good and loving, why do people […]