Category: God

3 Bible Characters That Encourage Me

3 Bible Characters That Encourage Me

If you’re a Christian, I’m sure you’ve spent time feeling so unworthy of Christ’s love for you. You spend time feeling guilty, like a failure, and like you just don’t measure up. While feeling so crummy is quite miserable, just know that it’s very common. When Christ is your standard for life, it’s easy to feel inadequate. During these times, I find it helpful to draw encouragement from the Bible by specifically looking at Bible characters and their stories. The Bible is full of flawed people and God still worked through them. He can work through us too… Before we […]

God’s Plan: God Does Not Waste

God’s Plan: God Does Not Waste

During a time of trial and suffering, the old adage (or some variation of) “it’s all part of God’s plan” is typically thrown around by Christians. “I’m so sorry to hear about your loss, but it’s all part of God’s plan.”  This has never sat well with me. I understand the sentiment behind the saying – the speaker is trying to offer sincere comfort in the fact that there is a higher power – but something about it rubbed me the wrong way. To me, this implies that it was God’s plan for them to die and that He somehow […]

5 Bible Verses for Encouragement for Moms

5 Bible Verses for Encouragement for Moms

Without a doubt, being a mom has been one of my most challenging endeavors. I think most moms would agree to that statement. Being a mom requires sacrifice. It requires constantly putting the needs of a small human before your own. It requires carrying heavy burdens. And so much more. And I don’t know about you, but it’s easy for me to feel worn out and weary. Where is a mom to get encouragement to continue on?! Here are 5 Bible verses for encouragement for moms. Other posts you may be interested in: 3 Bible Characters That Encourage Me When […]