God doesn’t simply rain down healing or transformation from “on high.” Instead, He came to be with us. And in whatever troubles you face, whether traumas from the past or troubles in the present, that means you can take Jesus there with you.
If you’re single and want to be married, you desire a good thing. Proverbs says, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the LORD.” (Proverbs 18:22) And yes, that goes for she who finds a husband as well. But what are you supposed to do to find a good spouse?
Valentine’s Day is coming up next week. If you’re a wife, you may be thinking, “I hope he remembers!” If you’re a husband you may be thinking, “Oh no, AGAIN?” Or maybe you’re thinking, “I wish this day would go away. Could I have possibly married anyone less romantic?”
You face a problem. How do you bring your faith into play when that happens? The way in which you do so makes a difference. And in that light, there’s a two-part prayer that applies to almost any such situation
Traditionally a new year is a time for planning, making resolutions, and writing down goals for what you want to accomplish. There’s nothing magic about a new year that guarantees better things ahead, but it does offer a reminder that doing the same things will not lead to different results. If you want to enter 2019 with purpose, it’s something you must do intentionally.