I find it interesting that we are told that Jonah “ran from the Lord”. How does someone do that? It’s not like God is a physical entity from whom a person can run. But what we do see is Jonah running by not doing what he was asked to do. Whenever we know what we should do and don’t do it, we are in effect running from God; creating distance between us and him.Read More
Have you ever forgotten God?
If we’re honest with ourselves, we all must answer this question in the affirmative. When things are going well, it’s easy to get distracted by this life. We may spend our days jumping from one activity to another, forgetting to pray, to engage with the Bible, even to worship.Read More trouble, distractions, forgetting God
When the work of restoration was all but finished, Nehemiah received an offer to meet with his enemies for consultation. But Nehemiah was not distracted from finishing his work. He had to see his work through to the end. He saw through his enemies’ strategy to delay the work and he responded, “How can I give up this task to meet with you?Read More distractions, God's work