Then, the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him, but some doubted.
Questions You Can’t Answer
Situations That Seem Unfair
Hurts You Can’t Resolve
Your faith is a journey, not a destination.
The strongest faith isn’t a faith that never doubts. It’s a faith that grows through your doubts.
Now Thomas (also known as Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe.”
“Doubt is not always a sign that a man is wrong; it may be a sign that he is thinking.” -Oswald Chambers
A week later, his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!”
God is not distant in your doubts.
Your doubts don’t disqualify your faith.
Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”
Faith is not the absence of doubt. Faith is the means to push through it.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
When we don’t see God’s hand, we need to trust His heart.
God has a purpose in your pain. God is present in your pain.
1 Peter 1:6-7
In all this, you greatly rejoice, though now, for a little while, you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers neither height nor depth nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.