“God will never give you more than you can bear. He will give you only what you can handle.” In the early years of my walk with Jesus, I found these words comforting whenever challenges arose.
Nomophobia (no-mobile-phobia): The fear of being out of mobile phone contact. This might very well describe me.
One of the biggest things I’ve been learning recently is that sin is no trivial matter. I know some of you must be thinking, “Yeah, duh! Isn’t that obvious?” But it’s so easy to take sin lightly, isn’t it?
After six years, I was annoyed with the whole Sunday school affair. Crazy action songs. Kiddy puppet Bible stories. Even the sweets for reciting the week’s memory verse no longer appealed to the pre-teen in me.
I once met a lady at church who touched me with her behavior. She would raise her hands during worship, and cry and belt out the songs with an obvious ache vibrating in her voice. During prayer time, she would plead with us to pray for her. I wanted to embrace her.