Category Archives: suffering

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 3

July 25 The fact that there is suffering in the world does not disprove the existence of God. We have seen, over the past two days, that suffering is not without purpose (it helps us to grow and mature; it … 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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Thoughts on Good Friday…

April 14 “Jesus… Who for the joy set before Him endured the cross…” (from Hebrews 12:2) Today, is the day that we Christians recognize and reflect upon the events that led up to, and the crucifixion of, our Lord Jesus. … Continue reading

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All Things New…

March 19 The new you… willingly, and joyfully mistreated “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10) As I read Scripture, I am often amazed at the responses of those … Continue reading

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All Things New…

March 18 The new you… and persecution’s reward “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10) Yesterday, we talked about how Jesus encourages us to embrace the possibility of persecution. … Continue reading

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