How To Get An Answer For, “God, What Do You Want Me To Do?”

How To Get An Answer For, “God, What Do You Want Me To Do?”

“God, What Do You Want Me To Do?” It’s probably your most frequent prayer. Whispered as small choices confront you. God, what do you want me to do? Then a quick word of thanks as you decide and continue your day. But more likely, you usually cry out this prayer in desperation at the major crossroads…

What is the Difference between Transgression and Sin?

What is the Difference between Transgression and Sin?

If you’ve ever read Psalm 51, you may have noticed the different words used to describe sin and wondered, “What is the difference between transgression and sin and iniquity?” King David wrote this psalm after the prophet Nathan confronted him about his sin with Bathsheba. A quick review of 2 Samuel 11:1-27 reminds us it…

Does God Hate Divorce? [Why “God Hates Divorce” May Not Be What You Think]
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Does God Hate Divorce? [Why “God Hates Divorce” May Not Be What You Think]

Does the Bible Really Say God Hates Divorce? I never allowed my children to use the word “hate.” They could “dislike” something/someone “very much”, but not hate. To me, the word hate had a sinful aspect of intense anger, disgust, and hostility associated with it. I wanted them to think twice before they threw this word around. So when I heard the…

Does God Cry?

Does God Cry?

Does God cry? A question that could have a simple yes or no answer, and yet it’s a question loaded with layers of emotion. Because why would we even ask this question? Why does it matter to us whether God cries or not? Is it because we want to think that maybe, just maybe, God…