David’s life was not all good. At the height of his success, he neglected his relationship with God and gave in to sin. Still, when confronted with his sin, he confessed and repented of it, and God restored him. We can learn a lot from David about the sin in our own lives.
The time of the Judges was a time of repeated ups and downs for the nation of Israel. We can learn from their cycle ways that we also fall into a cycle of following, falling away, and being restored to God.
Sometimes life throws us a curve ball. We have our dreams and plans, but things go completely wrong. At least that’s how it looks from our Lower Story perspective. Even in those moments, God is with us, and His Upper Story plan and purpose is not derailed by the difficulties we face in life.
God’s gift brings blessing both now and into eternity.
Everyone wants a miracle. But here’s the catch: No one wants to be in a situation that necessitates one! Of course, you can’t have one without the other. The prerequisite for a miracle is a problem, and the bigger the problem, the greater the potential miracle. He is the God who can make your impossible…