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Trials #4 — Passing Praise

It may be necessary for you to suffer for a short time in various trials, so that the proven character of your faith … will be displayed, resulting in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. 1 Peter 1:6–7 When Jesus walked the earth, his life was no bed of roses. The … Continue reading

I Was Just Thinking … Faith In Prayer

A famous hymn opens with the words, “What various hindrances we meet, in coming to the mercy seat.” Farther on the hymn gives some indication of why we find it so hard to pray: Restraining prayer, we cease to fight; Prayer makes the Christian armor bright. And Satan trembles when he sees The weakest saint … Continue reading

Certainty of Persevering

I Was Just Thinking … God’s Word teaches that throughout life, the Christian is engaged in a warfare with the powers of sin and darkness. With each of us, Satan’s objective is to destroy our confidence in Christ so that we will despair and leave off following him. We know that this is Satan’s objective … Continue reading