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Tag Archives: Trials
Questions to Ask Yourself in Times of Difficulty
These questions are a good place to start in moving towards God’s intended purposes. Continue reading
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My “Miriam Moment”
Maybe if Satan can appear as an angel of light, an angel can appear like me and loan two dollars? 🙂 Continue reading
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How a Preacher Knows Things Have Been Going “Wrong”
His kids ask: “Have you been preaching on joy in ALL THINGS again?” 🙂 Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.
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“Lump of Coal” Christians
When God Works, Pressure Makes Precious. Continue reading
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Wisdom from Caroline Ingalls
This earthly life is a battle. If it isn’t one thing to contend with, it’s another. It always has been so, and it always will be. The sooner you make up your mind to that, the better off you are, … Continue reading
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Feeling Buried by Troubles?
Just a thought: Sometimes the Lord allows a second (or third) heartache to come into my life to prevent a bigger heartache from taking such a grip on my mind that it destroys me.
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Tell the theoreticians to quit arguing about election and foreknowledge and give your verse back :). It doesn’t belong to them, it belongs to you, the believer who is suffering the trials of this life. God gave it to you as an encouragement and a comfort to strengthen your faith. Continue reading
Posted in Rightly Dividing Tagged 1 Peter, Election and Foreknowledge, Inheritance, persecution, Rejoicing, Strangers, suffering, Trials Leave a comment