Category: Sovereignty of God

Does God Acting mean God Approves?
2020-05-16 Blessings,Providence,Sovereignty of God Pastor Wood

Moses was miffed. The children of Israel were clamoring for drinking water again. God instructs him, “speak ye unto the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water” (Numbers 20:8). So what did the frustrated leader do? He struck the rock. That was not how God had instructed Moses. Some would expect

The Rainy Seasons of Life
2020-03-30 Comfort,Providence,Sovereignty of God Pastor Wood

by Ruth Rich In the midst of life’s rainy season, when storms (especially of the same kind) are frequent, it is so easy to cry out “Why?” It is hard to accept that these distresses are God’s good and perfect gift: that these dark places are God’s will, just as much as the bright and

2019-11-28 Holiday,Providence,Sovereignty of God,Uncategorized Pastor Wood

Most of us know the story of the first Thanksgiving—at least, we know the Pilgrim version. But how many of us know the Indian viewpoint’ No, I’m not talking about some revisionist, p.c. version of history. I’m talking about the amazing story of the way God used an Indian named Squanto as a special instrument

And so it was…
2018-12-15 Providence,Scripture,Sovereignty of God Pastor Wood

Providence demonstrates that God plans and prepares in ways that we do not and cannot. It is a good thing that we are in the hand of God (Deut. 33:3).  If God is holding us, He is controlling the circumstances that touch our lives. The story of Christ’s birth is packed with providence. Sometimes it