Jesus Christ's literal, actual, physical, bodily, resurrection is the very foundation of Christianity. Because Jesus rose from the dead, we have a guarantee of the future resurrection of all believers. That includes Hans. Click here to read the entire post.
"God is good when things are going my way. God is good when things are not optimal. God is good when life is smooth and peaceful. God is good when calamity strikes. The fact that God allows painful things to happen does not change who He is." Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou … Continue reading Job’s Wife
In this interview there is special encouragement for women who have suffered sexual assault, for parents who have experienced child loss (segment three), and for anyone who has endured extreme trauma. Take a break and spend a few minutes with this refreshingly pleasant and amazing woman. Click here to watch video
Anger is destructive. It is a nasty weapon in the arsenal of the Destroyer. How’s it working for you? Does it not make you unbelievably tired? Wouldn’t you like to lay it down and walk away? Wouldn’t you like to replace it with something more productive, something more God-honoring? Wouldn’t you like to rest? Read … Continue reading Revised Post: Angry At God
"Afflictions cannot injure when blended with submission. Ice breaks many a branch, and so I see a great many persons bowed down and crushed by their afflictions. But now and then I meet one that sings in affliction, and then I thank God for my own sake as well as his. There is no such … Continue reading Strong in Suffering
One of the things many bereaved parents would like you to know is this: Even though they may seem pretty together and functional; even though they smile, though perhaps not very brightly and not for very long; and even though it seems like they are moving on with life, there are many, many things going … Continue reading Re-post: Things Are Not What They Seem
Nothing whatever, whether great or small, can happen to a believer — without God's ordering and permission. (J.C. Ryle, 'The Gospel of Luke' 1858) courtesy of gracegems.org 'I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that can do no more. . . . Are not five sparrows sold for … Continue reading Our Father’s Hand
Today, right this minute, the actual living Hans is not back there in the past. He is not here with me in my present except in my memories. Hans is in my future. Click here to read the whole thing.
Our Lord is good. He is merciful. He is faithful. Let's thank Him. † 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Psalm 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. 1 Chronicles … Continue reading Give Thanks Unto the LORD
I know there are many among the bereaved who do seek to contact their deceased loved ones by engaging the services of mediums, spiritualists, psychics, necromancers and the like. But I will not. Here's why.
The Sears store in Fairbanks, Alaska holds many memories for us. But it's different - now. Read the rest here. photo source: Sears, Roebuck & Co. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
SAFELY HOME I am home in Heaven, dear ones; All’s so happy, all’s so bright! There’s perfect joy and beauty In this everlasting light. All the pain and grief are over, Every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever. Safely home in Heaven at last. Did you wonder I so calmly Trod the … Continue reading Safely Home
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