Posts with the tag “god”

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There are no easy answers in suffering
March 21st, 2023
Today’s Pulse article is adapted from the December 10th, 2019 Pulse.“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (Romans 12:15)As a preacher, I often quote from C.S. Lewis, because, w...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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I don't know what to do
January 17th, 2023
“We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon you.” (2 Chronicles 20:12)In 2 Chronicles 20, we read a story of an army from Edom that was attacking Judah, the southern kingdom of Israel, and its k...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Dig until you uncover the truth
November 1st, 2022
“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.” (Romans 8:1-2)       ...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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We will see His face
January 18th, 2022
“No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will serve him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. There will ...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Is God really worth it?
July 13th, 2021
“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, e...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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God was SO REAL... 10 years ago
February 9th, 2021
Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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The genuine God and counterfeit pretenders
February 2nd, 2021
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (John 10:10)I’ve often heard the analogy that for those whose job it is to spot counte...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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The hope of heaven
June 27th, 2017
As it is written: “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him” (1 Corinthians 2:9)In a book I read recently, an American Christian interacted...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Does putting God first cause you to love others better or worse?
March 7th, 2017
“Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: ‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ J...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Adjust your thinking...
September 27th, 2016
Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?” God said to Moses, ...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Not everybody grows in the same way
September 13th, 2016
In John Ortberg’s book, The Me I Want To Be, the author talks about the unique ways God grows each of us spiritually into the people we were created to be. One of the parts that really spoke to me was...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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The world doesn't revolve around you
September 6th, 2016
“So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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Stop wasting your time and money
August 30th, 2016
“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, and your...  Read More
by Eric Stillman
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God is big enough to handle it
November 3rd, 2015
“‘If you can?’ said Jesus. ‘Everything is possible for him who believes.’ Immediately the boy's father exclaimed, ‘I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!’” (Mark 9:23-24)God is big. That may soun...  Read More
by Eric Stillman