I was living by faith as a Bible college student. The end of one semester had arrived, and I faced the deadline to pay my bills to enrol for the next semester. I needed $2,000 by the end of the day. But I only had $200 in my bank account. I was in my dorm room praying. Lord, you promised that you would provide for my needs. I need your provision today...
In the Bible, we find two remarkable testimonials about us, the disciples of Jesus. The Lord says that we are salt and light. That doesn’t mean we will become salt and light in the distant future, but that we are already salt and light, here and now.
Imagine with me what it may have been like to grow up on an ancient Israeli farm. The long winter months have reduced the once plentiful pantries to empty shelves, and the family is now living on meager rations and dreaming about a loaf of bread fresh from the oven.
If you believe you already know what God’s will is for your life, but you’ve been waiting a long time for it to be fulfilled, let me encourage you with these words from Habakkuk 2:2–4 where God told Habakkuk: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.
Recently I was out shopping with my kids at our local mall. We passed one particular store where my son knows there is an elaborate toy train set that he loves to play with. He asked me if he could play with it before we left the mall, and I agreed.
Is it possible that you have already discovered God’s will for your life but have not been willing to recognise it as such? Sometimes people miss something that is right in front of them because what they are looking for does not appear the way they expected it to.
It used to be standard practice for large companies to “headhunt” talented executives from prestigious universities or other successful companies for senior positions. But more and more I have noticed that it is becoming the policy of many large companies to promote from within.