Category Archives: When Things Get Tough

In the face of tragedy, the first question people often ask is “Why does God allow pain and suffering?”

As Jen Hatmaker writes: “Suffering transcends all class, race, ethnicity, culture, privilege. The wealthiest, most successful man on earth could lose his only daughter in a car wreck this afternoon. There is no corner untouched by grief, no demographic, no alliance. … Continue reading

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Personalising Scripture

Using God’s Word in proclamation is an important part of spiritual warfare.  Develop the habit of applying the Word of God personally, as if God is speaking His Word directly to and through you.  That is to state – particularly … Continue reading

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40 Healing Scriptures

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Bible Verses About Healing [KJV]

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou [art] my praise. (Jeremiah 17:14) Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I … Continue reading

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God Has Given Us Everything We Need

By His divine power, God has already given us everything we need for living a godly life. “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath … Continue reading

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Ten Guidelines From God

Effective immediately, please be aware that there are changes you need to make in your life. These changes need to be completed in order that I may fulfill My promises to you to grant you peace, joy and happiness in … Continue reading

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Tried By Fire

So often things will happen we do not understand But we must turn to Jesus and tightly hold His hand When the road gets dark and bumpy And We stumble in the path It seems as if God unleashed on … Continue reading

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Various Levels of Faith

1. Weak Faith Everyone begins here. Weak faith considers circumstances. It constantly limits God and His benefits. Wrong teachings are an influence here. It cannot see the Spirit, the power of God, or that God can do all things. 2. … Continue reading

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Psalm 118:8

Is there anyone who has not been abused, beaten, bullied, derided, violated, degraded, humiliated, hurt, rejected, marginalised, excluded, dismissed, devalued, undermined, tormented, cheated, conned, taken advantage of, coerced, made to do things they didn’t want to do, or felt powerless, … Continue reading

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Traveller’s Guide to Heaven

Accommodation Arrangements for first-class accommodation have been made in advance. “In my father’s house are many mansions, I go to prepare a place for you”.  (John 14:2) Passports Persons seeking entry will not be permitted past the gates without having proper … Continue reading

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Abuse – Recover from All Seven Forms

Abuse Recover From All Seven Forms Abuse is the improper use of power by one person to the detriment of another. It can occur: in homes as child abuse or domestic violence; in workplaces as sexual or racial harassment; in … Continue reading

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Religious Abuse – Links to Websites, Videos and Books

This is not a list of recommended books, but is meant to give some examples of the huge number of Christian books available.  Some figures here: How Many Christian Books are There? Careful research is recommended as to the content … Continue reading

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Living with Bereavement

Once I was on the telephone to a friend and I told him how I was grieving and how difficult it was sometimes and how painful. My friend responded with something which comforted me greatly.  He said: “Look he is not … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Shalom

This peace bought for us by Jesus is more than a peaceful feeling.  The Hebrew word means completeness, welfare, peace, safety, soundness in body, health, prosperity, quiet, tranquility, contentment, friendship. In Hebrew, the literal translation is “Nothing missing, nothing broken”, … Continue reading

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The Father’s Love Letters

My Child You may not know me but I know everything about you. (Psalm 139:1) I know when you sit down and when you rise up. (Psalm 139:2) I am familiar with all your ways. (Psalm 139:3) Even the very … Continue reading

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Exodus 5: Bricks without Straw

This is an amazing story, one to which we can all relate. There is spiritual battle that rages for the soul, where the evil taskmasters will do everything to stop someone from having the freedom to worship the true and living … Continue reading

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A Salvation Message

 

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The Marketing of Madness

 

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Should Christians Pray the Imprecatory Psalms?

Imprecatory Psalms contain words that appear at face-value to curse enemies, which become problematic with Christians who strive to love rather than curse their enemies as taught by the Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in Matthew 5:39, 44; Luke 23:24; … Continue reading

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