Category Archives: Difficulties

Finding Contentment

Phil. 4:11-12 says, “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. 12 I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, … Continue reading

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Giving Hope – 1 Cor. 10:13

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Experiencing God in our Troubles

One of the problems of living in a fallen world is that we tend to focus more on our troubles than on Christ.  Our problems become bigger than God.  We place too much faith in things or people and not … Continue reading

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How to love, care for, and help the “professional victim”

By:  Rick Thomas Let’s call her Amie. It really doesn’t matter who she is. I’m not writing about any specific person. I suppose I’m writing about all of us. It’s so easy for us to play the victim card.[1] Let … Continue reading

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Are you a believer who believes?

By:  Rick Thomas Let’s say you have been born from above.  God has regenerated you.  You were once dead, but now you are alive in God.  You are a believer.  Then my question to you is a bit different. Are … Continue reading

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Dec. 2012 Tweets

1.  Instead of thinking about presents, have you thought that Jesus came two set us free from having to proving ourselves, to trust Him who is proven worthy?   2.  Since today is not the end may we rest in … Continue reading

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How does the Truth set us free?

Paul said in 2 Cor. 10:4-5, “For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.  We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every … Continue reading

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