Tag: Suffering

Blessed…because of Christ

The Beatitudes are a beautiful piece of Scripture that many just take in a literal sense, but they are so much more than that “Beatus” is translated as ”blessed” in Latin…we are blessed because we have found Jesus The Beatitudes will, at least, challenge…

Suffering Through the Generations

When I was an unbeliever, I used to think that a loving God shouldn’t hold grudges – especially to those who “don’t deserve it”. I mean, why should the third and fourth generation suffer for the mistakes of the family who have gone before…

Even the Desert Fourishes

Sometimes, we can feel like the circumstances we are facing is too much for us to handle, or that, we have nothing left to give. This Psalmist was declaring God’s eternal love. They knew that even when our circumstances change – God does not…

Teach me

Who else loves the book of Job? There are SO MANY nuggets of truth and wisdom packed amongst it all, with regards to what we face in life. Suffering is one of the taboo subjects that we never want for ourselves and yet, it…

Why we hate to suffer

We’ve all done it… Looked at other people’s Facebook page or Instagram photos and imagined what things would be like, “if only….” The problem with today’s society, is having the ability to watch other people’s lives play out before their very eyes. We start…

One day…

I can’t wait for this day but until then…it’s all for you Jesus

Why everyone is important…

There is so much pain in this World….Murder…Rape…Abuse…Starvation…to name a few things but this was not how God intended the World to be. I have heard Christian’s blame “Adam and Eve”; along with unbelievers say, “if God was real, then He would…” but the…

The beauty of suffering with joy

Psalm 16:11 is beautiful because it reminds me that in all circumstances, nothing can steal my joy. Suffering and heartache, although painful will only last a season and when we focus on Jesus, the eternal rewards far outweigh anything during this lifetime.

Communion

Corinthians 11:26 “For every time you eat this bread and drink this cup, you are announcing the Lord’s death until he comes again.” There are 3x fundamental things that we need to do before taking the bread and wine Look back to the Cross…

1 Peter 5:8-9

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your family of believers all over the world is going…

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