In the midst of deep pain, we think God has forgotten us. As the story of Naomi reveals, the opposite is true. God loves us and never forgets us.
Rahab did not grow up learning about God and His commandments, but came to believe in Him later in life. She gave up prostitution, became a wife and mother, and followed the God of Israel.
The disciples were like many people today. They assumed human physical limitation was because of God’s judgment on mankind. We think our imperfections make us less valuable to God. He sees our weaknesses in a much different light.
There are so many misconceptions about being a woman. Stereotypes in our culture like “desperate housewife” or “radical feminist” are abundant. How do we sort out the truth from all this error?
We are valuable to God. He created us and everything He created is good. He loves us and was willing to give His only Son that we might have a right relationship with Him. Why then, do we have so much trouble believing we are valued by God? The problem lies not with our value, but with our...