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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock. – Isaiah 26:3-4

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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. – Psalm 46:10-11

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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. – Isaiah 41:10

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Not Quite Right…Yet

Suffering reminds us that the world and everything in it, including us, are not quite right. Everything will not be right until Jesus returns and his will is done on earth as it is presently done in heaven. So we … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Why You’ll Never Be Free Until You Start Obeying God – Kevin DeYoung (Crossway) We sometimes define freedom as the ability to do whatever we want to do, but that’s not … Continue reading

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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. … Continue reading

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Scripture Speaks to Our Suffering

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though … Continue reading

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Job 1-7: The Problem of Suffering

(1-2) What do you learn about Job in 1:1-5, 1:8, and 2:3? (1-2) One major question this book addresses is: “Why do good people suffer?” What is the partial answer in chapters 1-2? (1-2) A second major question is: “How … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: The Many Ways God Changes Us – David Powlison (Crossway) We live with a God who has many, many, many ways of meeting us, and it’s good to become aware of … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Enjoy Your Prayer Life – Michael Reeves (EM) In one sense your prayer life is disgustingly revealing. Your prayer life reveals how much you really want communion with God and how … Continue reading

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