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He hears our cry

Have you ever felt as if no one was there for you when you faced a difficult and trying time? Perhaps King David’s words reflect what you were feeling: “I look for someone to come and help me, but no one gives me a... read more »

June 23, 2014

How has God helped you through a difficult challenge in your personal life recently? ... read more »

the soul’s worth

O Holy Night” is a Christmas hymn we need to sing loudly. We need to sing it during Advent and Christmas—and if I had my way, we’d belt it out every month of the year. These lines tell us a deep truth: Long lay the... read more »

you choose Q: what can you do when you’ve lost all hope?

Q: What can you do when you’ve lost all hope?  —Joseph A: Scripture gives numerous examples of people who’ve struggled with feelings of hopelessness  (1 Kings 19:4; Psalm 22:11; Isaiah 53:10; Lamentations 1:12; Jonah... read more »

God forbid it!

This world is fallen and full of suffering. The decaying of this earth is evident all around us, even though todays science tries to convince us that the earth started out as decay and has progressed to its current... read more »

trapped

There was a time, deep into my walk with Jesus, when life became extremely difficult. I told a friend that I felt like a mouse, batted back and forth between the paws of a cat that was toying with his victim before making... read more »

you choose Q: what about taking anti-depressants?

Q: Would you recommend to a family member or friend who is struggling with depression to take an anti-depressant?  —Grace A: It’s important to understand that many things can trigger a bout with depression.... read more »

no offense

I’ve been inspired by the book The Next Christians by Gabe Lyons. One of its most profound messages is that Christians who are serious about restoring the broken are not “offended” by their depraved lifestyles. Rather... read more »

July 22, 2013

What has been the most difficult thing you’ve faced in life and how did God lead you through it? ... read more »
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