The Gifts of God

God wants you to sense his presence, but he’s more concerned that you trust Him than that you feel Him. Faith, not feelings, pleases God.

The situations that will stretch your faith most will be those times when life falls apart and God is nowhere to be found. This happened to Job. On a single day he lost everything — his family, his business, his health, and everything he owned. Most discouraging for Job was the absence of God. For much of the book, God said nothing!

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Hearing His Voice

Today, I took a step in learning to silence my mind. I do so to lessen stresses firm grip on my shoulders and feel the presence of God within me.

Sitting in that relaxed state, I found myself asking God what He wanted me to do. A stirring came forth to pick up the Bible, which I did. Looking upon the book I asked God,  “What would you like me to read, Lord?” A voice inside told me, “Timothy.”

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