Waiting for God: Trusting Daily in Gods Plan and Pace by Xochitl DixonIf your heart is weary and longing for answers—for healing, for provision, for miracles—Waiting for God renews your hope with strong biblical truth and encouraging Scripture-based prayer. Guided to inhale God’s Word, exhale in prayer, and rest in God’s love, you will be restored, able to worship the Lord even when the wait feels endless. Xochitl Dixon shares her personal stories and the experiences of others to help you reclaim your peace and joy, knowing God has not forgotten you.
8 Encouraging Verses About God's Plan for Your Life
The Bible is filled with amazing stories of faith that are beloved by Sunday School teachers and their students alike! But if you had to pick your top 10 examples of faith in the Bible, what would they be? Did your favorites make the list? Since the Bible is overflowing with stories of faith, we have used the following guidelines to rank our list:. With any list of this nature, there are sure to be disagreements. So without further ado, starting from the bottom and working our way to the top, here are the Top 10 Examples of Faith for Sunday School! Coming in at 10 on our Top 10 Examples of Faith for Sunday School is Jacob, a man whose life was filled with family drama.
It can be an incredible understatement to say the times in which we are living are difficult. Most of us are facing personal challenges in one way or another. Kids see that sort of thing. I say this because I have lived it first-hand. This is the part where Moses has led the Israelites out of Egypt, and God instructs him to lead the people away from Canaan and toward the Red Sea. This action would cause Pharaoh whose heart it says God had re-hardened to think that the Israelites were confused and simply wandering around, lost.
For the past two chapters, Stephen has been before the Jewish high council the high priest, elders, etc. At the end of chapter 7, the people run Stephen out of town and stone him to death. Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him Stephen to death. Saul goes to the Chief Priest and gets arrest warrants for Damascus so he can arrest any Christians found living there and bring them to Jerusalem—presumably to face the same fate as Stephen. When Saul gets to the border of Damascus, the Lord hits him with such a blinding light it literally knocks Saul off his horse. Then Jesus tells Saul, who is now totally blind, to get up, go into the city and wait to receive further instruction.
Releasing control draws us into a deeper place of trust.
Yet God has a purpose and a plan for each and every one of us. We all have unique gifts and talents. We all have unique perspectives, certain friend groups, and various workplaces. God uses this rich diversity to carry out his will, and his plans are always bigger, bolder, and better than anything we could ever imagine. Although you may feel that your life is ordinary, in the hands of our maker the extraordinary is always possible.