Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Year of the Bible
I need to trust God when difficult times occur, and rely on this promise to keep my heart calm.
Have you ever done a group project and the other person won’t work with you? How does that make you feel?
To me, this verse is one of the most personal, heartfelt invitations in the Bible. He doesn’t abandon me to the detours of life, or leave me to drown in my negative thoughts and emotions.
These verses, spoken by Jesus, touch me personally and give me courage to be a witness for Him—no matter the consequence.
This is one of those special verses that has not only helped me handle those tough moments in life, but I believe it has also strengthened those with whom I’ve shared this verse.
That semester, I navigated two difficult courses: Biochemistry and Perseverance in the Face of Uncertainty.
Thank God for a mother with a deep faith and a desire to follow truth wherever it led.
Habakkuk uses this analogy to acknowledge the firmness of his trust in his Sovereign Lord from Whom he gains strength.
Finding peace in this life requires trusting blindly in our Higher Power—the One who sees the bigger picture, the One who has a better plan, the One who forms a brighter future.
At any time or any place, someone is praying. These are known as “expected prayers”—at church, before meals or during pastors’ visits.