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Patience #5—Patient for Good

“The Eternal is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in him. The Eternal is good to those who wait for him, to the person who seeks him.” Lamentations 3:24–25 This promise is an excellent weapon to use in the battle against impatience, because it shows us how closely the happiness we desire … Continue reading

Strength #3 — Renewing Strength

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of every grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, stabilize, strengthen and establish you. 1 Peter 5:10 Peter knows from experience that this promise is true. He is able to write about it here because God caused it to come … Continue reading

Trials #6 – Trial Tactics

If you put on the full armor of God, you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the Slanderer … you will be able to resist in the evil day, and, having done all you can, stand firm. Ephesians 6:11–13 Soldiers read intelligence reports, don body armor, and load weapons, not to … Continue reading

To Make Us Strong — #3 Renewing Strength

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of every grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, stabilize, strengthen and establish you. 1 Peter 5:10 Peter knows from experience that this promise is true. He is able to write about it here because God caused it to come … Continue reading