Category Archives: Suffering and loss

Why Jesus Wants To Mess With Your Life

No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.     –Luke 16.13 Most … Continue reading

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Suffering’s Empty Promise

Taking a couple of weeks off 2 Corinthians to study Romans 5.  Here’s a piece of what I’m studying this week and a quick thought beneath it: “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God … Continue reading

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Dancing bunnies and bullets

“We behaved in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, and supremely so toward you…For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we proclaimed among you…was not Yes and No, … Continue reading

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One affliction to rule all others

“The God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction…For as we share abundantly in Christ’s sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too.” (From 2 Corinthians 1.1-7) In many cases, right here in the first world, … Continue reading

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