There was once a farmer whose sheep got bitten in the face by a rattlesnake. The sheep’s face immediately started swelling up. For two days, it continued to swell. The farmer was worried, but the sheep was not. It kept drinking, eating, and climbing just like normal. Then, after those two days, the sheep started … More “Because Love Overpaid Our Debt”
They had lost the land of Zion. They were kicked out of their homes by violent mobs. They were having financial struggles. There were threats on Joseph’s life. Joseph prayed, desperate for direction. And he got no answer. He said, “Heaven seems closed.” My heart ached when I read that. Because I have been there, … More “Draw near unto God and He will draw near unto you” is a promise that God cannot break.
When I was five years old, I slept in a ball absolutely petrified to move at all—you know, because rats lived in my sheets. But only in the cold parts, of course. So I couldn’t. move. a. muscle. My mom tried to tell me that rats did not, in fact, live in my bed or … More Just because we have the comforter always with us doesn’t mean life will always be comfortable.