by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Life is very short, at best. It passes quickly, and it is uncertain at all times. “It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). David understood this all too well and pleaded unto the Lord: “Lord, make to know…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles We live in a world of artificial light in so many ways. If we go to a ballgame and nighttime is approaching, we watch as the stadium lights come on in the transition, and we are led to believe that daytime still exists. In essence, we are deceived…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Every believer should read and reread Psalm 139 on a regular basis. It is David’s beautiful description of God’s perfect and divine knowledge of Him and His ways: “O Lord, You have searched me and known me…. You understand my thought afar off…. And are acquainted with all…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles   This 2006 National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4, may be one of the most important and significant in our history as a nation. We are facing real threats to our national security and the moral fiber of America. Spiritual decay is causing a great social…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles I am often amazed at how lightly, even carelessly, too many people experience life. They know about the tsunamis and hurricanes with their devastation. They have seen the reports of the Pakistani earthquake. And, of course, they are aware of the many other natural disasters that have taken…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles The Apostle Paul, having recognized the need for God’s people to develop a more intimate relationship with God, urged and pleaded with them to experience “God’s FULLNESS.” He states this prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, which states, in part: “For this reason I bow my knees to the Father…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles We tend to “set a time” for many things. We’ve just been through Halloween in October and Thanksgiving in November. Now we’re poised for Christmas in December and then New Year’s Day in January. February will bring Valentine’s Day and April, Easter. We’ll celebrate Mother’s Day in early…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Where have true, God-purposed “friends” gone, in this day of ours? Most of us start out seeking godly, true friends to walk with us over the stormy times, the pressured times and even our failures. But somewhere in our life experiences “true friends” seem harder and harder to…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Last month I asked “Where God is in the midst of tragedies?” This month I will address “What should we do when tragedy strikes?” How should we respond, in the midst of tragedy such as death, loss, financial or marriage crises? Several Scriptures come to my mind immediately….

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