Category Archives: Hardship

Focus

July 2 “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith.” (from Hebrews 12:1-2) To try and stay in shape, these days, I have taken … Continue reading

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Psalm Nine

March 25  “I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.” (9:1-2) … Continue reading

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Grace to Sustain and Empower Us

March 23 “But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness.’” (2Corinthians 12:9) Sometimes, it is easy to forget that nobody’s life is perfect. Everybody has an issue, or a struggle, … Continue reading

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Pictures from Texas

August 30 No doubt, like me, you are moved by the pictures of the devastation we have seen, coming from Texas, in the news lately. So much water. Bringing so much hardship and destruction and suffering. It is so hard … Continue reading

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Good vs. Bad

July 27 “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” (Romans 8:18) It seems we all tend to view the events of our lives … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 2

July 25 Yesterday, we began discussing a popular objection in the minds of many skeptics. At the heart of this objection is the idea that IF God really loves us, bad things should never happen. This view is based upon … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

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