Posts in Ryan-Midday
Suffering's Limits

Consider that while our suffering can rise only to the level we individually can suffer, Jesus suffered for all of us. All the evils and suffering that we tell Him He never should have permitted, He willingly inflicted upon Himself, for us.

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Be a Blessing

As Bev has told me many times, at any given time someone is having the best day of their lives, someone is having the worst, and the rest of us are somewhere in between. No matter what kind of day we’re having, we can know we are blessed by God if we turn around and bless someone else - so let’s all be a blessing today!

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Even When Nobody Notices (Except Jesus)

As we grow and blossom in our walk with the Lord, let’s be on the lookout for ways to show kind and compassionate service to others, doing so only to glorify God rather than promote ourselves. You may not gather a large audience. But let’s keep serving Jesus by serving others, even when He’s the only one who notices.

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Better Than Ever

I think the process of learning to trust the Lord and surrendering control of our lives to him has to be one of the most difficult - but rewarding - experiences in life. I think for the vast majority of us it’s likely something that slowly unfolds over the span of our lives. It’s worth it though - because in the end we’ll be “better than ever!”

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Lord, Help My Anxious Heart

As believers, we’re promised in Philippians 1:6 that the One who started the work in us will complete it, as the strength to endure comes from Him. We are never left alone to deal with our anxiety. God promises to help us and our kids. He will be my help as I help them.

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