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Month: March 2018

Dying and Rising With Jesus

March 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Dying and Rising With Jesus
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Let me ask you: Are you dying to know Jesus? I know I am. Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and we say it all the time, don’t we? We’re dying to hear the results of a lab test; we’re dying to go home after a long time away; we’re dying to hear what that fall-out…

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The Goodness of Good Friday

March 30, 2018 | Comments Off on The Goodness of Good Friday
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“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” — Jeremiah 29:11 Jeremiah 29:11 is one of those verses many of us have plastered around our homes. It’s a scripture we write in greeting cards…

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The Amazing Connection

March 29, 2018 | Comments Off on The Amazing Connection
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I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with an amazing insight you’ll want to pass on. People often ask, “Joni, if you could describe the one lesson, the one insight, the one principle from God’s word that completely altered your life when you were first struggling with your wheelchair, what would that be?” I tell you what, I’ve…

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Finding Hope in the Pain

March 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Finding Hope in the Pain
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A friend recently shared my testimony with her coworker, and wanted to send her a follow-up. She asked, “Joni, is there a short interview about your story that I could email her?” I was happy to send my friend the following video — in this interview, Dr. Michael Easley asks how I came to grips…

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God Bless You

March 29, 2018 | Comments Off on God Bless You

“Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.” — Psalm 1:1 When you open the Bible, you realize the first thing God does in relation to man is to bless him. When you dig a…

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God the Provider

March 28, 2018 | Comments Off on God the Provider
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a wonderful name for God. One of the most comforting truths that a Christian can rest on is that God will provide. It’s what Jehovah Jireh means: God will provide; it’s one of the names of God. And we first learn about God as the Provider in Genesis Chapter…

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God the Healer

March 27, 2018 | Comments Off on God the Healer
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a story about faith healers. It’s not often that I feel uneasy in doing television interviews. But there was one I’ll never forget — it made me very uneasy. Now, I don’t need to give the name of the TV host, but suffice to say, our live, televised conversation…

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Thank You for Giving Children a Hope for the Future

March 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Thank You for Giving Children a Hope for the Future

After 13-year-old Robert was born with multiple disabilities, everyone, including the doctor, was shocked. Filled with shame, Robert’s father wanted to keep Robert locked up inside the house so no one in the village could see him. Eventually, Robert’s father abandoned him, and Robert’s mother, Elena, raised him and the other children alone. As a…

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God Our Peace

March 26, 2018 | Comments Off on God Our Peace
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada with a powerful story about peace. Let me tell you a strange, but wonderful event that occurred along the Western Front of World War I in 1914.* It was Christmas-time, and French and German soldiers faced each other in opposite trenches. While a light snow covered the battlefield, a young…

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Reflections on Palm Sunday

March 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Reflections on Palm Sunday
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I love the passage in Matthew 21, where the Bible tells of Jesus’ grand entrance into Jerusalem. It says that as Jesus entered the city riding on a donkey… A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that…

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