Category Archive: Suffering

I Can Do All WHAT? Through Christ Who Gives Me Strength…

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 ESV). “I can do all this through Him who gives me strength” (NIV). Many people quote the Bible verse above–and with… Continue reading

“And She Was No Longer Sad…”

In 1 Samuel 1:6-18 NLT (please click HERE for the full passage), we see Hannah inconsolable in her grief as she mourns for a child she has yet to conceive, as she endures… Continue reading

Don’t Let Jesus Pass You By…

In the Gospel of Mark, chapter six, verses 48-50 (to read full passage please click HERE), I just noticed something I had not seen before though I have heard/read this passage previously: As… Continue reading

God’s Blueprint for Surviving Anything…

Notice the title is not, “God’s Blueprint for Making Problems Disappear.” God sometimes calms the storm, but He often chooses to carry you THROUGH the storm. Psalm 71:19-22 Your righteousness, O God, reaches… Continue reading

Some Humble Thoughts On the Newtown, Connecticut Tragedy…

Dearest Loved Ones~ . I have no idea regarding/no understanding of the pain being experienced by those who lost family and friends in the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Furthermore, the following thoughts… Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Loving Those Who Are Deeply Hurting…

Some Thoughts On Loving Those Who Are Deeply Hurting   1. Love them like the Biblical Job’s friends did at first—BEFORE they opened their big mouths (please click on verses to see Job… Continue reading

Is That Really In the Bible?

Is That Really In the Bible? Many people can’t believe the Bible is really a book inspired by God, and it’s understandable why believing this can be challenge. But the sheer and utter… Continue reading

Joseph (Jesus’ Stepdad) Counts The Cost of Obedience To God…

Joseph Counts the Cost of Obedience “But after [Joseph] had considered [divorcing Mary quietly], an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to… Continue reading

You Cannot Live On the Mountain Top…

  I am slowly sipping another C.S. Lewis masterpiece—the Screwtape Letters. In it, among other topics, Lewis (through the demon Screwtape) discusses how God has designed life on earth to be filled with… Continue reading

Sonnet: “Oh Needest I, Dear LORD, Thy Spirit Now”

Oh needest I, dear LORD, Thy Spirit now For though I sweat I fear high-noon hath passed And though at such an hour I man Thy plow O’erhead Thy rainbowed hues man’s dye… Continue reading