Category Archives: A Purpose in Suffering

Destined and Appointed for His Praise

“…yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.” (1) In the peak of grief … Continue reading

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On The Potter’s Wheel

“I went down to the potter’s house and there he was making something on the wheel. But the vessel that he was making of clay was spoiled in the hands of the potter; so he remade it into another vessel … Continue reading

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What Heavy Cross Do You Bear?

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” (1) Like many of you, I have been given a cross to carry. When our cross becomes so burdensome … Continue reading

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Strengthening the Ties that Bind

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of … Continue reading

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Why Joseph Forgave

“A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.” (1) Learning forgiveness is like being in the school classroom. The teacher is asking questions at the beginning of the course “Are you teachable? Are you … Continue reading

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The King of Glory – This is Our God

“But the LORD was pleased to crush Him, putting Him to grief; if He would render Himself a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, and the good pleasure of the LORD will prosper in … Continue reading

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Biblical Perspective in Life’s Calamities

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are Your ways My ways,” says the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.” (1) … Continue reading

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Dare to be a Champion

“Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and perceive that there is no evil or rebellion … Continue reading

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Reclaiming God’s Glory

“Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things which have not been done, saying, ‘My purpose will be established, and I will accomplish all My good pleasure.” (1) Does good prevail over evil? Or does evil master … Continue reading

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First Importance

It is in crisis we search for an open door trying to see deeper into life and its purposes. My friends I have become aware of certain things through my personal crisis. First, there is an eternal God, Who is … Continue reading

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