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How to Control Your Suffering

His sweet little spirit brought joy to his fellow travelers on the rutted roads of the Oregon Trail. The ticket west had appealed to his father and mother and they had hitched their wagon to the dream of a better life beyond the great Rocky Mountains. Early in the journey, ...

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Are You Asking, “Why Me God?”

Are you thinking why me God? Why do I have to go through so much pain? Why are things so hard? For what purpose must I bear all this pain? Are my tears flowing for no reason? Have you thought about giving up but realized you can’t? No man in ...

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Is God Silent During Suffering?

Recently my Japanese friend, a missionary in Japan, asked for prayer about her troubled feeling aroused by the movie, Silence, shot in Taiwan by Hollywood director, Martin Scorsese. According to Time Magazine, “Silence is a somber epic about Jesuit priests struggling to keep their faith in violently anti-Christian 17th century Japan”. ...

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It’s A “God-thing”

It’s a “God-Thing”. How many times over the course of your day do you reference this contemporary terminology? Do you use it when you sleep through your alarm and yet amazingly the traffic is a breeze and you arrive to work with time to spare? Maybe you murmur it to ...

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You Can Win In Your Storm

Second Corinthians 1:3-5 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. For just as we share abundantly in the suffering of Christ, so also our ...

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