Tag Archives: suffering

The Purpose of Trouble; November 25, 2019


Lamentations 3:31-33 For men are not cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. … Continue reading

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True Salvation; November 20, 2019


Jeremiah 14:11 Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of this people.” Jeremiah is the only person to whom the Lord says not to pray for His people, and He does it three times, here … Continue reading

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Life on Earth; November 19, 2019


Jeremiah 12:5 “If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in safe country, how will you manage in the thickets by the Jordan?” I have … Continue reading

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Response to Trials; November 6, 2019


Isaiah 38:17 Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. This revelation that Hezekiah had was perhaps the major purpose of God allowing him to have this experience. Anyone in a position such as king is tempted … Continue reading

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Praising God; October 5, 2019


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! I have seen statements that God must be some kind of egomaniac to require that mankind praise Him, … Continue reading

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Faith in Trials; September 12, 2019


Psalm 116:10 I believed; therefore I said, “I am greatly afflicted.” This is another anonymous Psalm, but it is a powerful one indeed. From beginning to end it speaks of the experience of a faithful servant of God, and so … Continue reading

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Suffering; June 15, 2019


1 Peter 5:10-11 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the … Continue reading

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