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I Was Just Thinking … About Exulting in Tribulation

“Exult in tribulation.” says Romans 5:3. And James joins with Paul, telling us to “count it all joy when you meet various trials” (James 1:2). But how is it possible to do this when life’s adversities inflict real pain and seem to darken our future prospects? These commands seem nonsensical until we remember that God’s … Continue reading

Help #4 — Hope-giving Help

We were so afflicted in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life; indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves in order that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead. … He on whom we have set our hope … Continue reading

God’s Presence #8 — Present in Praise

You are holy, inhabiting the praises of Israel. In you our fathers trusted; they trusted and you delivered them. Psalm 22:3-4 “Eternal Father, strong to save, whose arm dost still the restless wave,” I confess your infinite, unexcelled and irreplaceable worth. Before you I recognize my finitude and weakness, and my own inability to secure … Continue reading