Monthly Archives: February 2012

He Gives Me Joy!

I Peter 1:7-8  That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: Whom … Continue reading

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Demanding Justice

Isaiah 42:21-23 – The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness’ sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable. But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are … Continue reading

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How Peter Changed His Mind about Suffering

 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day. … Continue reading

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The Grief Committee

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples … Continue reading

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Toughness Revisited

For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.  I Peter 2:19. Finally my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.  Ephesians 6:10 I should title this post, … Continue reading

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I Am Loved

Last week I wrote about being mad at God, and there was quite a surge in readership!  I’m really sorry I was mad at Him.  I misunderstood what His words meant, and when I filtered them through my despair, they … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.  II Corinthians 10:5  Sometimes I disparage myself for acting too tough.  I know how … Continue reading

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Answering the Question, “Why?”

At a funeral, there is usually at least one person who feels compelled to explain why someone has died.  Friends and relatives say some pretty crazy things to grieving people.  There are the theologically absurd friends who say, “God has … Continue reading

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Dying Well

The surgeon fixed his expressionless face on my husband and announced, “You are going to die.”  A few moments later, he left the room, and we hugged each other, while John cried out, “Why!”  “Why am I going to die!”  … Continue reading

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Mad at God

But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting to those who fear Him. Psalm 103:17 I love God with my whole heart, but as you know, in any long term intimate relationship, you get REALLY mad once … Continue reading

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