I had heard Enoch Olson’s story before about how God provided the big red truck for camp. But this weekend, when I heard it again, I realized that it wasn’t really about a big red truck....
This year, instead of after-the-fact encouragement, let’s launch our kids into their days filled with courage to face whatever they will bring.
We can become so insecure about what direction God might want for us that we become paralyzed with fear about the future, or uncertainty, and we go nowhere.
God’s priorities require a bold church to stand up with raised voices and proclaim, as Peter did in verse 12, that “salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”
Have you had those moments? Those moments when you’re overcome by fear, and, for a second, you close your eyes and pray. “God, help me see clearly in this storm.”