Preparing for What is Ahead


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Preparing for What is Ahead
Part 2 in a 3-part series on Preparedness
By Robert Foster

Is Comfort Evil?

Comfort is no more “evil” than a hammer or a bullet. It is what we allow it to become over time that matters. Comfort is what we all need at some level. Comfort and true rest come from loving relationships as well as the presence of the Lord. However, if comfort starts slipping into a desire for and love of possessions, then we start departing from the well of true life and start drinking from sources that leave us lacking. Continue reading

Preparation: What am I to do?


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Preparation

By Robert Foster

Should a Christian store up food and supplies in preparation for the days ahead, or should we simply trust the Lord and not do anything for the welfare of our household?

Over the years, I’ve heard a variety of people offer their advice on this subject.

Many seem to have the idea that to store away any supplies shows a profound lack of faith and possibly some hidden sin causing you not to place your trust in the Lord.

While others take an opposite, extreme approach and build secret bunkers for the “end of the world,” while treating other people like the crazy uncle who never understands anything. Continue reading