Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Don’t Be Troubled by Troubles

As I drove in my car recently, two verses collided in my mind. One was a promise from Jesus—the other a command. Jesus promised this: “In this world you will have trouble.” (John 16:33 NIV) That promise feels so negative, … Continue reading

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Trials As Blessings Repost

Lately as I continue to face various difficult trials, God reminds me He works good in our lives as we draw close to Him in the midst and have a “count it all joy” perspective. Here’s a repost of a … Continue reading

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He Will

Last week I wrote about God keeping His promises. I continue to contemplate this subject. Not long ago while I drove back from Vero Beach where I visited my parents, a song came on the radio through which God reminded me … Continue reading

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Hold To What God Promises

As I continue to face a difficult trial, my temptation to keep my eyes on problems instead of promises remains great. I tell others to remember God’s promises in their trails, but it seems so hard in mine. But then … Continue reading

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Grief In The Midst of Trials

As I continue to face a difficult circumstance with a loved one making bad choices with matters going from bad to worse, at times I feel overwhelmed by grief. I find myself going through the different stages of grief as … Continue reading

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Fear Is A Liar

Recently as I faced a heartache concerning loved ones, a song came on the radio. I praised God for the truth presented in the title of the song and repeated many times by the singer as he sang three powerful … Continue reading

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What Is The One Thing?

“What’s the one thing that keeps you from following the Lord?” the pastor asked on a Sunday morning during the sermon not long ago. At first I thought, this question doesn’t apply to me. Everything in me wants to follow … Continue reading

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