You are important to God, never doubt it. During tough times it’s easy to forget God is with you and knows exactly where you are. Whatever difficulty you’re experiencing, trust God. He is a present help in trouble.
It’s one thing to retire from work but it’s quite another to retire from life. While it may be tempting to hid away during the retirement years this is the time to stay active, interested, and involved.
Have you ever asked, “What is the kingdom of heaven like?” If so, Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s exposition of Matthew 13:44–52 is just for you. Jesus emphasized what happens when the kingdom makes its way into our place, in the here-and-now, on earth.
There are no coincidences. Things don’t just happen—they’re planned. And God uses the events in our lives to get us to stop and pay attention to what He’s saying.
When God wants us in His service sometimes that means rearranging our priorities and putting our pursuits on hold.