The glory of calling God Father comes on the other side of pain.
Christian, You Have a New Mindset: Encouragement for Youth Pastors and Students
Because God’s mercies in Christ are transforming mercies, we must have a new mindset of service to the body of Christ in this life.
Coming to grips with our radical need before God puts all of the struggles our teenagers have (and our struggles, for that matter) in proper perspective.
In Jesus, we have been sealed by the Holy Spirit into the love of God poured out to us through Christ (Rom. 5:5). Jesus is our sustaining hope, and the only hope we have to offer teenagers in this present time of suffering.
“All things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” We’re quick to hear this verse quoted in times of trouble and uncertainty. But I’m not sure that it always…