Tag Archives: trials

Purer than Gold (Aug 27)

Job was wrestling with feelings of abandonment from God. He wanted to state his case before the Almighty, but he seemed unable to find him. Often the trials of life bring on such feelings of abandonment. “But if I go to the east, he is not there, if I go to the west I do not find him. When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him.” Continue reading

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Scattered on Purpose (June 11)

Sometime God uses the tough times to move us on. Continue reading

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Let Him in the Boat (May 9)

When we find ourselves in difficult places, even frightening places, we need to let Jesus in the boat. In his presence we find joy and strength. When he is there, fears are turned to hope. In his strength we reach our destination despite the wind and waves. Continue reading

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The Place of Abundance (May 6)

Sometimes the road to the place of abundance is a very difficult one. But the trials are there to refine our faith and character. Continue reading

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When God Asks the Questions (Sept 1)

September 1 When God Asks the Questions Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 97:1-6 | Job 40:1 – 42:27 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 | Proverbs 22:14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 40-42 Job has asked his questions. He has finally said all that … Continue reading

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The Place of Abundance (May 6)

May 6 The Place of Abundance Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 66:5-15| Ruth 2:1-4:22| John 4:43-54|Proverbs 14:26-27 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 66 Sometimes the road to the place of abundance is a very difficult one. Often it calls for a time … Continue reading

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Calming the Storm (Jan 11)

January 11 Calming the Storm Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 7:10-17 | Genesis 24:52 – 26:16 | Matthew 8:18-34 | Proverbs 3:7-8 Today’s Scripture Focus: Matthew 8:18-34 He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got … Continue reading

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Living Hope, Unspeakable Joy (Nov 22)

November 22 Living Hope, Unspeakable Joy Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 127:1-5 | Ezekiel 44:1-45:12 | 1 Pet 1:1-12 | Proverbs 28:8-10 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Peter 1:1-12 “He has given us new birth into a living hope through the Resurrection … Continue reading

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Keep Running (Nov 14)

November 14 Keep Running Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 121:1-8 | Ezekiel 29:1 – 30:26 | Hebrews 11:32-12:13 | Proverbs 27:17 Today’s Scripture Focus: Hebrews 11:32-12:13 “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, … Continue reading

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Great is Thy Faithfulness (Oct 30)

October 30 Great is Thy Faithfulness Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 119:65-72 | Lamentations 2:20 – 3:66 | Hebrews 1:1-14 | Proverbs 26:18-19 Today’s Scripture Focus: Lamentations 2:20-3:66 “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to … Continue reading

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