Focus: Abundant Life
In baseball and softball, there is such a thing called a curveball. It is a swerving pitch that breaks away from the straight line and is used to keep hitters off-balance. The ball's unexpected change of direction can leave hitters swinging in the air.
Being inside the house almost 24/7 has thrown me off balance making me lose my sense of time. I wondered why my friend contacted me about a video submission thinking I was on schedule. It turned out I was already a day late!
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” This is one of the oft-quoted verses and held-onto promises in the Bible. Do we really know however why the Lord gave this promise? What was happening when He said these famous words?