Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; 11:22-33. Yesterday we looked at the comfort God gives to us when we face crushing pressure, persecution, and trials. Today I want to go a little further with this subject, and ask the question, “Why does God allow His children to suffer?” Some years ago I remember that Brother Yuen … Continue reading Why does God allow His children to suffer?
As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you (Joh_15:9) The Love of Christ That their blessed Master loved them was one thing which the disciples never doubted. It was the crowning glory of their years. There are those who always find it easy to believe that other people love them. They accept … Continue reading The Great Comparison.
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 In these days we are hearing of amazing faith and faithfulness in times of much suffering for Christians and persecution in various parts of the world. Stories from China, Iran, Iraq and others parts of the world are inspirational. In these days we are hearing of amazing faith and faithfulness … Continue reading Experiencing GOD in the Pain
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee. - 2Co_12:9 What the thorn was of which the apostle speaks is a question we never can answer. A hundred explanations have been given, yet certainty has never been obtained. Each age has its own interpretation, each commentator has his chosen theory, and we are … Continue reading Free Grace
LYSA TERKEURST “The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145:18 (NIV) I woke up on what I thought would be an ordinary Monday two summers ago. But nothing was normal. I felt as if knives were mercilessly carving their way through my insides. … Continue reading Saved by Suffering
"First of all, the Israelites were a punishment unto themselves, God was not punishing them to release them from their wicked ways. Jesus was kind to them. They were a complaining group that turned God's blessings on its head due to their sinning, not God's punishment. They were ungrateful to God for all that He … Continue reading Stop Taking Jeremiah 29:11 Out of Context!