Author Archives: Warren W. Wiersbe

Maybe the toughest part of following God faithfully is trusting He is good through very hard seasons. God is for us, even when it is hard and even when the hard lasts so much longer than we ever imagined. He intends what hurts for the good!

Joseph: “God intended it for good.”

Joseph: “God intended it for good.”

  Genesis 50:20 Although Joseph spent most of his life in Egypt, he represents Jewish manhood at its best . He had clean hands and a pure heart, yet he suffered considerably because of what others did to him. His father pampered him and his older brothers hated him and sold him as a slave.

Part of why so many of us love Peter is because he is so like us: fallible. He loved Jesus with all of his heart. He was brave. He stepped out on the water. And, he failed. He chickened out when it mattered. He was… human like us. And, Jesus chose him. Like He chooses us. As Jesus continued to perfect Peter, He continues to perfect us.

Simon Peter

  The Lord will perfect that which concerns me. — Psalm 138:8 NKJV You will easily recognize Peter when you get to Heaven,” the speaker said with a smile. “He’s the man with the foot-shaped mouth.” As the audience laughed, I groaned within. I didn’t think the speaker was worthy to carry Simon Peter’s sandals

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