Tag: suffering

  • 3 Ways Peace Jesus Gives Differs from Peace the World Gives

    27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 Many times throughout my life, I have wondered how people of different faiths (or people who claim to have no faith at all) can […]

  • The Puzzling Pursuit of Perseverance

    2Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4 I was boiling with anger. I felt paralyzed, helpless against the ever-changing tide of circumstance and […]

  • God’s Economy, My Good

    “It seems like you have this concept of God’s economy  . . . that if He gives a good gift . . . a job, a relationship, good health . . . to someone, then He must be taking away something good from someone else. But that’s not the way God works. He is the […]

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