Purpose in Pain

Purpose in Pain: On to a Better Land!

“And you shall remember that the LORD your God led you all the way these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not. So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor …

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Purpose in Pain

Purpose in Pain: Proper Mourning

Well, for the first month after we lost the baby (in 2011) I was daily standing in awe of God and the fact that He was keeping me in such peace. “You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, …

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Purpose in Pain

Purpose in Pain: Be Still

“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 Regardless of what you are going through, this is powerful advice. And in a world of “rush rush rush,” this is something we don’t do enough of. And in the event that we consider slowing down for a moment, we often feel condemned. I challenge you to trade in your …

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Purpose in Pain

Purpose in Pain: Thank you, Lord?

“Give thanks in all circumstances.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18a How? How do you give thanks in the midst of your darkest moment…in fear, in pain, possibly even in anger? A few years back the Lord brought something to my attention that has been a great help to me. If you take a look at the beginning of the book of Job …

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