Tag Archives: trials

The Choice to Rejoice; November 17, 2022


Habakkuk 3:18-19 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; October 30, 2022


Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. Frankly, some … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspective; October 14, 2022


Ecclesiastes 5:19 Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work–this is a gift of God. Solomon had wisdom in a sense, but I … Continue reading

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Deep Grace; September 23, 2022


Psalm 109:21 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me. Reading the last third of this Psalm I was sure it was by David, even before … Continue reading

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Memory; September 20, 2022


Psalm 106:12-13 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise. But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his counsel. This Psalm is one of several condensed histories of Israel found in Psalms, and … Continue reading

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Coming Through; September 19, 2022


Psalm 105:43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy. I can’t read this section of this Psalm without singing a song made from the KJV translation that I learned about 43 years ago. … Continue reading

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Trusting God’s Salvation; September 15, 2022


Psalm 98:2 The Lord has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. God does work in hidden ways we cannot see, but He also works in ways that should be obvious to the whole world. The … Continue reading

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God’s Faithfulness; February 15, 2022


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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Response to Suffering; February 12, 2022


1 Thessalonians 1:6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. The Japanese and the NIV reverse the order of the elements … Continue reading

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Perspective; January 29, 2022


2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. I read verse one of this chapter and almost stopped right there and wrote on that, and had the … Continue reading

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