August 26: “Why Do Bad Things Happen?”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NLT): “All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.”

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July 10: “How to Respond to Injustice”

1 Chronicles 10:13–14 (NLT): “So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD. He failed to obey the LORD’s command, and he even consulted a medium instead of asking the LORD for guidance. So the LORD killed him and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.”

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May 30: “A Mindset that Helps Us Endure Injustice”

John 19:10-11 (NLT):” ‘Why don’t you talk to me?’ Pilate demanded. ‘Don’t you realize that I have the power to release you or crucify you?’ Then Jesus said, ‘You would have no power over me at all unless it were given to you from above. So the one who handed me over to you has the greater sin.’”

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March 24: “How to Be Happy When Others Slander You”

Words are powerful and they are often used to harm others. When that happens to you, live in such a way that the only real thing they can slander is your walk with Jesus. Then, you can be happy as you look to eternity.

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October 20: “When Unjustly Suffering, Look to the Divine Judge”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Kings 12 Thessalonians 1Daniel 5Psalms 110-111 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Thessalonians 1:6 (CSB): “since it is just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse I have chosen for today is a bit negative. It deals […]

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September 22: “Reconciling with Injustice”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 182 Corinthians 11Ezekiel 25Psalms 73 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 73:1–3 (CSB): “God is indeed good to Israel, to the pure in heart. But as for me, my feet almost slipped; my steps nearly went astray. For I envied the arrogant; I saw the prosperity […]

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September 16: “A Speck, a Log, and a Story”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 122 Corinthians 5Ezekiel 19Psalms 64-65 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 12:5-6 (CSB): “David was infuriated with the man and said to Nathan, ‘As the LORD lives, the man who did this deserves to die! Because he has done this thing and shown no pity, he […]

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