If our best decisions today are always based off of our worst decisions yesterday then we are in trouble.
You are not reading to tick a box or to fulfill some Christian duty. You read the Bible to be transformed.
Maybe today you can make the decision not to just exist somewhere but to start the process of loving and living in it once again.
Think about it… if you want to find something good, chances are you are going to have to dig for it!
With tears in his eyes he says to me, "Do you think that there is even a chance that I will ever see my son, again?"
There is not a combination of "right" words you can say to make God hear you any more than he already does.
He walked away from God. He lacked faith. He slept with another man's wife, and he killed a man!
It is so easy to search for the easy path to success, but often the easy paths simply lead to wandering and don't call us to higher ground.
What do you do when the word of God doesn't line up with what you were taught growing up... or the opinion you have developed over time? Will you change your mind, or just ignore that verse for the rest of your life...
There is nothing more detrimental than ignoring portions of scripture because they don't line up with the way we think or the way we want God to be.