Posts tagged ‘endurance’

Help Is On The Way

This song has filled my mind for weeks. I share it for pure encouragement – not judgment.

Protected

Have you ever complained about troubles you face? Have you asked God why a calamity struck you? Read more…

Whose Case Is It 2?

While I have always noted that our greatest gifts show up as our greatest weaknesses, I have only now recognized how I heard the lesson, but flunked the application. Read more…

Whose Case Is It?

Part of my call from God is to justice. Most of it is on a tiny scale, but on rare occasions it has had national exposure. I have been puzzled, though, that when it comes to justice for myself I have no success. Read more…

Love Is and Isn’t

Most North Americans have heard at least part of 1 Corinthians 13 more than once. As I was listening to the local Christian radio station today it struck me how we have romanticized it. Read more…

For Me – About Jesus

As I tread this Lenten journey my gaze shifts from what happened to me to what happened to Jesus. The journey is for me, but it is about the Saviour. Read more…

Why Was Jesus Tortured?

Have you ever wondered why Jesus had to be tortured so mercilessly before dying to forgive our sins? I have. Today I got a glimpse into this. Read more…

Overwhelmed But Not Done

I was asked if I had chosen a journey in the theme of persecution/suffering for Lent. No, I didn’t; it was chosen for me. Read more…

The Big Picture

In the middle of persecution and suffering one thing is for sure – my world shrinks to the size of the pain. Sometimes I am conscious of its value, but mostly I close in on my pain. Read more…

Troubles to Test Our Faith

“So he [Moses] asked, ‘Lord, why have you brought me this trouble? How have I displeased you that you put the burden of all these people on me?’ ” (Numbers 11:11 God’s Word ©). Read more…