For These Trials I’ve Prayed

1 Peter 1-6

“The very thing that seems disastrous to you, may be the answer to a prayer prayed by you.”

The above quote stems from something God revealed to me some years ago on my college graduation day (concerning some things that had happened sometime prior to it), and it’s something He continues to remind me of even now. Continue reading

The Good of the Darkness

Wheat 2

“Truly, truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone.  But if it dies, it bears much fruit.” – Jesus

The verse above is Jesus’ words to His disciples.  To get a better understanding of what He means here, let’s start with a little background information. Continue reading

Are You Listening Well?

affliction

Very often during people’s hardships or trials, I hear, or read, them say that God is silent, that He’s not saying anything to them. However, during the hardship (the very trying ordeal) that I find myself in right this minute—and have been in for some time—I feel the exact opposite. Continue reading