Tag Archives: trials

When God Watched Over Me

You wonder if Job’s just getting tired. Apart from the chronic pain sapping his strength, there’s the incessant drip of his miserable comforters telling him to ‘fess up and admit that what he’s going through must be because of the … Continue reading

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The Works of God Displayed in Him

Had he known, would it have made it any easier to endure? If his parents had seen the plan for their son’s life, would it have lessened the extra weight of caring for a child without sight or helped to … Continue reading

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Dross Removal

The specific application is to a king and the character and quality of his counselors. But I can’t help but think that, for those who have ears to hear, the words of the sage, Solomon, also carry deep, personal implications. … Continue reading

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Swallowed Up by Life

Said it before, will say it again. Sometimes the best way to deal with the here and now is to pause and refocus on the there and then. Paul did. Reading in 2Corinthians 4 this morning and Paul’s “afflicted in … Continue reading

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Being a Comforter

Kind of a crazy week. A dear sister and her husband eerily walking a similar path to what we walked over five years ago. Word that an associate of mine from the past recently lost a daughter who was just … Continue reading

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The Valley of Baca

Around this time 5 years ago, Psalm 84 showed up on my reading plan. It was a little over 8 months since Sue’s tumor had surfaced and the multiple brain surgeries had been performed. The intense radiation was over and … Continue reading

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That You May Know

It wasn’t just the words. It was everything. While what He said was carefully chosen in order to reveal great truth, everything else that had led up to speaking them had first passed through the fingers of His sovereign hand. … Continue reading

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