Tag Archives: suffering

II Corinthians 1:15

Suffering. It’s a difficult and unpopular subject that’s rarely tackled in the pulpit or on Christian radio, and that’s because it’s unpleasant–let’s be honest; none of us want it. We don’t want to experience it, we’re happy when we don’t … Continue reading

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Mark 14:32-36

Have you ever been faced with something genuinely frightening and overwhelming? That kind of overwhelming that you can’t handle on your own, that needs supernatural help to bring you through it? Jesus has! Of course, we will never fully understand … Continue reading

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2 Timothy 2:19

Do you belong to Christ? Are you really His? I ask this not to frighten you or cause you to doubt your salvation–because Jesus will certainly never lose any of His own–but to urge you to honestly “examine yourselves to … Continue reading

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 I Thessalonians 5:16-18

Is your life hard right now? When you look at others, do you sometimes wonder why they’re not struggling like you are, why things seem to be going better for them? Worse than that, are your disappointments and difficulties causing … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 13:4

How do you handle life’s little–and even larger–difficulties? The physical pains, mental frustrations, and social disappointments? Do you become unpleasant the minute something goes wrong, focusing on yourself and your misery rather than on Jesus? Or do you fix your … Continue reading

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Hebrews 12:1-4

How should we do whatever it is we do in life? The answer, of course, is as if we are doing it for Jesus Himself because we are–whether or not we have parents or supervisors, we are ultimately accountable to … Continue reading

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II Corinthians 4:17

Are you hurting, or even genuinely suffering, today? Are there burdens in your personal life that are really difficult to bear up under, ones you are even possibly considering running away from? Please be encouraged that if these are situations … Continue reading

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