Tag Archives: trials

Response to Trials; November 18, 2017


Psalm 107:19-20 Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. This whole Psalm is a marvelous recitation of … 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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Seeking God; June 23, 2017


2 Samuel 22:7 In my distress I called to the Lord; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears. Probably the biggest reason God allows difficult situations in our … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017


James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. No one likes trials, but they are … Continue reading

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January 15, 2017


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. This is a very succinct but potent blessing/prayer. The more we know and grasp God’s love, the more we will be lifted out of the … Continue reading

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December 16, 2016


Hebrews 5:7 During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. As … Continue reading

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May 3, 2016


Job 33:29-30 “God does all these things to a man— twice, even three times— to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him.” Elihu is an interesting character in the Book of … Continue reading

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