God Promised

Denise Frank

Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness. He also said to him, “I am the Lord, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it.” But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, how can I know that I will gain possession of it? ~Genesis 15:6-8 {NIV} As the sun…

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Golden Calves

Natalie Liounis

During my undergrad, I became so obsessed with the idea of marrying my boyfriend (now husband) that one night, I found an image of a golden calf, put a text box with “MARRIAGE”  over top of it using Microsoft Word, and typed underneath the image, “THIS IS NOT YOUR IDOL.” I printed it out and…

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Ask Not

Laura Rodgers

Trust is a big deal to me. I want to know that I have people in my life that I can trust. But sometimes, I don’t trust myself, let alone anyone else. And I know I can and should trust God, but occasionally, I doubt that, too. Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your…

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The Trust Struggle

Rebecca Montie Preston

There’s no breaking news here. My struggle with trust during tough times is well documented in past Grace & Such blogposts I’ve written. I often express dismay at how I see my trust in God is found lacking. With all my long, long, long experience in being a child of God, I would have expected…

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