How to compare Bible versions and types to help decide which Bible is right for you.
Whether you are a brand new christian or just find yourself looking for a new Bible, this guide will help you find the right Bible for you.
There they sit, in silence and grief. Their friend is gone. They feel the loss. The emptiness. The heaviness of the…previous day.
And the one person who can make it all better…Gone.
There is silence…just a gaping hole in their heart – and deafening silence…
Grief isn’t a one time event. Yes, it hangs on tight in the early days, but slowly loosens it grip over time, while never truly letting go. Over the years something will trigger its grip to tighten and the tears flow again.
If we will allow Him to fill the spaces of doubt and insecurity we feel over our perceived shortcomings of our home, we can throw open wide the doors, invite others in, and simple let Jesus use our home as a vessel to love others.
Just like I had done with all the clutter in my home, I had taken emotional junk – hurts, struggles, doubts, and fears – and crammed it into hiding places within my heart and closed it off so others wouldn’t see my messy struggles. Here’s the hard truth: when I shut the door to my heart to keep others from seeing,
I also keep Jesus from getting in.
We can spend too much time and energy doing some very good things, but if it is not what God has called us to, we are not being obedient.
It was my focus on Jesus that kept me from lashing out and doing even more damage in the wake of the hurt and betrayal I felt.
As Christ’s followers, it is our job to diligently protect others. It’s what love does. There are times when protecting someone is easy, but then there are times when protecting another stretches us.