By Randy Petersen
When lifestyles throws a curve, for hundreds of years no resource of perception and encouragement has introduced extra convenience than the Bible. 99 Bible can provide for tricky Times is a suite of the private knowledge present in Scripture.
Randy Petersen, a writer/teacher from New Jersey, has written fifty books and lots of biblical studies classes. He additionally serves as grownup schooling Director at his United Methodist church.
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So if you feel that you’re just not speaking God’s language, you’re right. But maybe language isn’t necessary. Send some heartfelt groans in the Spirit’s direction and see what happens. The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. —ROMANS 8:16 When God seems far away, it can shake you. The basic assumptions of life are absent. The ground on which you walk feels fragile, like thin ice. Take God out of the equation, and there is nothing solid. You begin to wonder who you are.
Sure, the world sees the rich man as the most important person in the room, but God sees differently. Jesus often said that, in God’s kingdom, the first would be last and the last first. He called the poor “blessed,” perhaps because they get to trust God for everything. If you’re worried because financial problems are threatening to make you poor, put on the specs of James 2:5 and see things from God’s perspective. “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. ” —MALACHI 3:10 The Israelites were commanded to bring the first tenth of their harvest to the temple.
This is not a book of happy denial for difficult situations. It’s not about turning pessimism to optimism or finding the silver lining in every mist. Life is tough. And if you’ve been watching the news lately, you know it may be getting tougher. If we’re going to get through these problems, we have to get through them. We can’t tap-dance around them. Maybe Little Orphan Annie can get away with that as she convinces President Roosevelt that “the sun’ll come up tomorrow,” but this ain’t Broadway.
99 Bible Promises for Tough Times by Randy Petersen