We are blessed for living commandments, but not always in predictable ways. When we don't get the blessing we were counting on, we may blame ourselves or Heavenly Father. Using commandments to connect with Heavenly Father, however, will always bring us the blessings of His presence and we will have joy and peace regardless of other circumstances.
Commandments must be aligned with correct doctrines and principles. Only when this alignment is true will the yoke be easy as it was meant to be.
Both Judas and Peter wanted Jesus to establish a political kingdom for Israel and overthrow the Romans, but only one followed God's plan.
I love Hagar. She’s my favorite woman in the Old Testament. It’s not because she did anything particularly amazing, but of all the names that are given to God, hers is my favorite. She was Sarai’s Egyptian handmaid and bore Ishmael, Abram’s first son. When she fled from Sarai, an Angel of the Lord came... Continue Reading →
When love is present, common goals can be found and plans agreed upon that respect and utilize differences. Such is the foundation of unity.
We all make assumptions and jump to conclusions without realizing it. Seeking unity with others can help us recognize what we can’t see on our own.