Tag Archives: suffering

Suffering; September 8, 2018


Romans 5:2-5 And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint … Continue reading

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The Cross; August 5, 2018


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. The different Gospel writers each brought out different details of Jesus’ crucifixion, thus reinforcing the authenticity … Continue reading

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The Lessons God Provides; April 11, 2018


Jonah 4: 6, 7, 8 The Lord (God) provided … The turn of phrase in this chapter is very instructive. We think of God providing things we want, but we don’t think of Him providing things we don’t want. Providing … Continue reading

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Learning Through Suffering; December 16, 2017


Hebrews 5:8-10 Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him and was designated by God to be high priest in … Continue reading

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Receiving Everything from God; September 23, 2017


Job 2:10 He replied, “You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?” In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. This is the fundamental question of the book of … Continue reading

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January 19, 2017


2 Timothy 1:12 That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for … Continue reading

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November 28, 2016


2 Corinthians 1:9 “This happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. Here we have, from Paul’s own experience, the explanation for a lot of the stuff that God allows to happen in … Continue reading

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