To the end of clarifying what God’s Word says about plans and planning, it seemed good to me to delve into what Psalms and Proverbs in particular have to say on the subject.
What your money is actually worth in terms of being able to exchange it for goods and services has experienced 25.2% in cumulative inflation over the past decade.
Given the importance of relationships to a happy, healthy, holy life, we do well to grapple with what to do when various relationships in life present competing claims.
I would not trade our son Daniel for all the world, much less a little more comfort and the appearance of security in it. Being uncomfortable, as it turned out, pushed as to grow.
Now more than ever, I should understand our situation better in light of what God’s Word says here. So how does a father of eight children and seven sons read this passage?