2 Corinthians Chapter 4, Verses 13-18 13 We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak; 14 Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. 15 For all things are for … Continue reading God’s Promise For February 20
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After a catastrophic loss, it is natural to ask questions. For some of us, one of the questions we ask is... What if? What if I had called or texted her an hour earlier? What if I had not left him alone? What if the doctor had not been negligent? What if I had … Continue reading What If?
Love photographs them in the heart! (William Thoseby, "Foot-prints on the Sands of Time" 1869) It is true there are strong consolations and compensations in Divine providence, but even the Christian consolations cannot drink up all the heart's sorrow in the hour of separating death. We cry with truth, but yet in tears, "O death, … Continue reading Love Photographs Them in the Heart!
Joni Eareckson Tada on Doubting God's Goodness Excerpts: "Although so many so-called Christian therapists will try to convince you that it’s okay to lay it all out and vent your anger against God full force. Some will even tell you that you need to forgive God… friend that is the wrong advice. Never cast aspersions on His … Continue reading ‘Angry at God’ by Joni Eareckson Tada
Morning, January 29th - C.H. Spurgeon “While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”— 2 Corinthians 4:18 In our Christian pilgrimage it is well, for the most part, to … Continue reading Forward Lies the Crown, Onward is the Goal. – C.H. Spurgeon
Everything is necessary — Nothing is necessary (John Newton) Everything is necessary, which God sends. Nothing is necessary, which God withholds. How happy are those . . . who can resign all to Him, who see His hand in every trying dispensation, and who believe that He chooses better for them — than they could … Continue reading Christ is Sovereign Over All of Our Trials-John Newton
In the wake of child loss, it seems many parents, even believing parents, find their trust in God has been severely shaken. They may become angry at God. Or, they hold themselves at a distance from Him. They are reserved in their relationship with Him. They may stop praying or attending church. They open the … Continue reading Re-Post: Trust God?! Why Should I?
January 11, 2016 was the best day of Hans' life. That's the day he entered the Presence of Almighty God. And we are two years closer to seeing him again. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21 †
Job 19:26 In my flesh shall I see God. 'Mark the subject of Job's devout anticipation "I shall see God." He does not say, "I shall see the saints" - though doubtless that will be untold felicity - but, "I shall see God." It is not - "I shall see the pearly gates, I shall … Continue reading C.H. Spurgeon, Evening, January 10
"The plug had been pulled. And as the pain drained out the bottom of my soul, a holy hush took its place, filling me from the top and then running over, quenching my hot tears in an instant. This peace was cleaner than contentment and softer than happiness. I was in the arms of my … Continue reading Revised Post: Thoughts on Psalm 55
Health and sickness, life and death--will always be in the hands of the Lord. When Believers Die. (John Newton's Letters) When believers die--whatever the accident or the illness may be--they are only the means, but not properly the cause of their death. They die because the time has come when He who loves them best, … Continue reading When Believers Die