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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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November 22, 2016


Romans 8:18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Here we have one of the best keys to a happy life in the here and now. It is … Continue reading

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November 17, 2016


Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” I have heard a wide variety … Continue reading

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