All Saints Day and The Legacy of our Family Matriarch

Tomorrow in the church calendar is All Saints Day. How should we seize this opportunity to grow in our relationship with the Lord? All Saints Day is a perfect day to reflect on someone in your past who is now with the Lord who has impacted you in life-transforming ways and has served Christ's interests … Continue reading All Saints Day and The Legacy of our Family Matriarch

The Purpose of God-Sent Afflictions

To be thankful only for our comforts is to make an idol of this life. “God-sent afflictions,” says Maurice Roberts, “have a health-giving effect upon the soul” because they are the medicine used to purge the soul of self-centeredness and this world’s vanities. Pain, in other words, sharpens us, matures us, and gives us clear … Continue reading The Purpose of God-Sent Afflictions