Category Archives: suffering

Difficult .. yep .. and worth it

April 8, 2016 “Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel … and that most of the brethren trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far … Continue reading

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Out in the open …

April 24, 2013 “Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don’t try to … Continue reading

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The If Only Gospel …

July 6, 2012 “A woman who had suffered a condition of hemorrhaging for twelve years — a long succession of physicians had treated her, and treated her badly, taking all her money and leaving her worse off than before — … Continue reading

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Housecleaning and Renovation …

April 28, 2012 “Do you see what we’ve got? An unshakable kingdom! And do you see how thankful we must be? Not only thankful, but brimming with worship, deeply reverent before God. For God is not an indifferent bystander. He’s … Continue reading

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Heartbreaking Disruption

December 9, 2011 “The Spirit of God, the Master, is on me because God anointed me. He sent me to preach good news to the poor, heal the heartbroken, announce freedom to all captives, pardon all prisoners. God sent me … Continue reading

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