Have you ever stepped out to follow God, only to discover when you got to where you were going, that it didn’t look anything like you thought it would? Has your obedience ever been followed by trials and testing? This is exactly what happened to Abram after he obeyed God’s call. It all started out very different than he must have imagined, but at just the right time, God fulfilled every one of His promises. If you are faithfully following God, but your life isn’t what you hoped for, keep trusting Him. He will not steer you wrong.
The Gift of Peace
In December 1914, several countries were engaged in one of the bloodiest battles the world had ever seen. But they reached a stalemate and could not advance any further. The troops dug trenches and continued to lob artillery at one another. Then something unexpected and amazing happened on Christmas Eve. Both sides began to sing “Silent Night”, and as their voices filled the cold night air, peace filled their hearts, and soon they met in the middle to shake hands as friends and brothers. Jesus is the only One who can bring true peace into our troubled lives. Do you know this peace?