What Does the Bible Say About Friendship?
From the HelpFinder Bible How many friends do you have? Who are they? If you are typical, your friends range from casual acquaintances to those you would die for. Sometimes we are closer to our friends than our own brothers or sisters. Friends share affection, companionship, confidences, consideration, devotion, esteem, faithfulness, fellowship, harmony, helpfulness, loyalty, […]
What Does the Bible Say About 5 Challenges Many Are Facing?
We are living through some crazy times: pandemics, political unrest, we’ve even had Saharan Desert sand storms in the U.S. It’s no wonder so many of us feel overwhelmed and keep asking “what’s next?” When we’re backed against a wall, exhausted, and not sure who to trust we can easily fall into traps of despair. […]
How Can I Love Someone I Don’t Like?
We often think of love as a feeling, but if we look at Scripture we see love is a choice. Let’s get a definition of love from the HelpFinder Bible and then read what the Bible has to say about loving even when we don’t feel like. Taken from the HelpFinder Bible A healthy definition […]
What Does the Bible Say About Anger?
Taken from the HelpFinder Bible Anger is a fire that burns and consumes—smoldering, flaming, at times white hot. Anger is passion. Of all emotions, it may well be the most passionate, for it has the power to fuel hatred and smother love. Anger itself is not necessarily bad; it is not necessarily wrong. God himself […]
What Does the Bible Say About Being Lonely?
From the HelpFinder Bible In the lonely hours of the night, do you sometimes wrestle with God and your emotions, feeling desperately alone, rejected? Perhaps a best friend deserted you. Or the one you hoped to marry wants someone else. Or the one you did marry wants out. Maybe your child has turned against you, […]
Worship Reading Plan: Day 1
“Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth!Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy.Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us, and we are his.We are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving;go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.For the Lord is good. His […]
Am I Committed?
Many of us make New Years resolutions, but we get a few weeks or maybe even a few months in and we start to get tired. The excitement wears off, the busyness of life sets in and our commitment to that resolution starts to diminish. But it’s not just resolutions where our commitments start diminish. […]
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
I can’t think of a neighbor without picturing the kindest man in a zip-up sweater singing “Won’t you, please. Please, won’t you be my neighbor?” Fred Rogers understood being a neighbor and turned the world into his neighborhood, because he knew the author of community. God is all about relationships. The Bible is filled with […]
What is True Humility?
Taken from the HelpFinder Bible Humility is the honest recognition of our own worth—our worth as God sees us. It is the delicate balance between humbly recognizing our sin yet knowing how much God loves and values us. While pride elevates us above others, and often above God himself, degrading our sense of self-worth is […]
What Does the Bible Say About Conflict?
Taken from the HelpFinder Bible Grown men stand toe to toe, faces beet red, veins standing out on their necks as they shout at each other, “I was safe!” “You were out!” “Safe!” “Out!” If a ball player disagrees with an umpire’s call, a spectacular and entertaining argument sometimes ensues. Since people have differing opinions […]