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God's truth for today's world

Father and daughter create a very strong bond. Girls have fond memories of their fathers, and even when there’s physical distance spanning many years, tears are shed when a father leaves this world. The role of a father is similar to the role of priest, he represents God in his home and binds the family together in front of God. Unfortunately, for some women, thinking about father evokes painful and haunting memories. For them, thinking about God in a role of a father may be difficult.

Key Takeaways:

  • Following the action of God, a father loves his children unreservedly.
  • A father provide and protects his children. From 1 Kings 17:6 and Psalm 23:7. Reliance on God for these things is just.
  • One who believes in God as a father can expect him to keep his promises. This is faith.

“Jesus loves us, too. His love is shown through His death for us on the cross (Galatians 1:4; John 15:13). He wants each of us to live joyously, not only in this life, but also forever with Him in heaven.”

Read more: https://journeyonline.org/the-father/

Mary decided to fill some empty air time with the founder of an abortion recovery ministry that helps woman recover emotionally after having an abortion. When Mary, the disc jockey was younger, she was a partier and got into a lot of different things like alcohol, and sex. She was always out drinking and became pregnant. She didn’t want to have a baby and mulled over having an abortion, when she decided to have one, it was very hard to deal with after the fact.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is an abortion recovery ministry where you can go to heal from this type of an event.
  • Fainn was a bit of a partier and scheduled an abortion because she was afraid she would harm it with alcohol consumption.
  • She says that it was hard to have it performed, and that it was traumatic to deal with.

“Abortion recovery ministry was fairly new at that time, so I wanted to find out more about it”

Read more: https://news.ag.org/News/A-Roundabout-Healing

We are surrounded by liars all of the time, and it has been around since the beginning of the world. The lying that we are familiar with was brought on by Satan, and there will always be liars in the world we live in. It can make it difficult to know who you can trust when there are so many liars. It is our job to rise above that and aim for redemption when it comes to lying.

Key Takeaways:

  • We begin to doubt who we can trust when are surrounded by lies all of the time.
  • The lies began in the beginning of the world and they began with Satan from the beginning.
  • We can be free from the lies if we just learn to follow in what god wants from us.

“The Bible says, “The serpent was the shrewdest of all the wild animals the Lord God had made. One day he asked the woman, ‘Did God really say you must not eat the fruit from any of the trees in the garden?’” (Genesis 3:1 NLT).”

Read more: https://journeyonline.org/lies-bring-confusion/

With the holidays upon us it is hard to not get the wrong idea about the holidays. It can become a time where you are caught up in the frenzy of all the different ads and sales that are around you, if you aren’t proactive in filling your heart with the real meaning of Christmas. You can show your children the magic of Christmas by leading in that example and not allowing the way past holidays have been to completely take over.

Key Takeaways:

  • Years ago god said that where the treasure is, is where your heart it during the holiday season.
  • Parents tend to fail when it comes to the true magic of Christmas and deny their children the real experience.
  • This year, we have plenty of time to have time to explain this to our children instead of getting caught up in the frenzy.

“Here’s the thing, if we are at all unclear regarding where our treasure is, then the next few weeks leading through Thanksgiving and into Christmas are going to be awfully dicey for us as families.”

Read more: https://journeyonline.org/leading-our-families-into-a-season-of-grace/

When Bell was a child, his father was an alcoholic, but despite all of that, he managed to do really well in school and attributed his motivation and success to god. When he became a little older he was angry, and he started to commit a string of crimes, he was also becoming drunk much of the time. God came into his life and he was able to change his life around, he attributes a lot of his success to having god in his life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Growing up, Bell had a lot of turmoil in his home and went to live with his grandmother.
  • When he went back he started to commit a lot of different crimes and was locked up several times.
  • He found god and has been thanking god for saving him when he needed it the most.

“Bell didn’t exactly get rehabilitated before returning home at 15. By his release, he had grown taller, more muscular — and angrier. He got the rest of his family involved in gang life.”

Read more: https://news.ag.org/News/Returning-to-the-Inner-City