Tag Archives: difficulties

Suffering; July 17, 2021


Isaiah 53:10 Yet it was the Lord’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though the Lord makes his life a guilt offering, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the … Continue reading

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Perspective; June 29, 2021


Psalm 102:12-13 But you, O Lord, sit enthroned forever; your renown endures through all generations. You will arise and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show favor to her; the appointed time has come. This Psalm is … Continue reading

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Maturity; April 19, 2021


Genesis 25:23 The Lord said to her,“Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.” It strikes me that … Continue reading

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Testing; June 13, 2018


Luke 4:14-15 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. Times of testing bring spiritual power. Jesus had just come … Continue reading

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Trusting God; December 31, 2017


Lamentations 3:21-23 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations was written … Continue reading

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January 19, 2013


Proverbs 24:16 for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. It’s not a question of whether we will have difficulties; Jesus stated emphatically that we would. (John 16:33) The … Continue reading

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September 20, 2011


2 Timothy 4:5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. Along with verse 2, these are essentially Paul’s final instructions to Timothy. He hoped … Continue reading

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