“Before I came to Journey, I was bitter at God. I was going through a hard time in life.” So began one Journey participant's testimony. This young man attended the young men's Journey to the Heart in Big Sandy. As he began to spend time meditating on Scripture, God showed him things from His Word that he had never seen before.
God wants to share His heart with us. Don’t just gloss over that. Stop, and let it sink it in. The God of the universe wants to share His heart with us as His children. The question is, are we willing to turn aside from the busy things of life to seek His face and give Him the time and the place to share His heart with us?
Freedom From Bondage
deliverance from hidden moral failure
Growing up, I had the typical “Leave It to Beaver” family. Mom stayed at home and made sure dinner was on the table at 5:30 when Dad walked through the door. I had one brother, one sister, and everything I could ask for—loving parents, a warm home, and all my needs met.
Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?
how to avoid the trap of bitterness
Have you ever wondered, Why did God let me suffer that injury? lose my job? have a car accident? forget that appointment? have a fight with my spouse? let my parents get divorced? let me be born with a defect?