Posts made in August, 2018

Blessings But What if God is Silent? August 2018

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Blessings | 0 comments

But What if God is Silent? When a tragedy like ours happens, we may feel God abandoned us. We may feel completely alone and that God is far away. But the truth is, that we are never abandoned by God. God had a plan for His children the minute sin entered into the world. First, of course, He would send His only beloved Son into the world to save that which was lost through sin. That meant that Jesus would have to die on the cross for us. Which meant that He would then ascend back to Heaven to be with His Father once again. Jesus would indeed be at the right hand of the Father. So, were we...

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Joy in the Midst of Suffering? Aug. 4, 2018

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Beauty from Ashes | 0 comments

Joy in the Midst of Suffering? ” James 1:2 tells us, “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials…” (NIV) Wait! What? Joy in the midst of suffering? My suffering put me in the pit of despair! There was absolutely no joy in my life! However, what I came to understand as the months went by, was this JOY isn’t a feeling of happiness based on my good days or bad days. Happiness is fleeting; depending on what’s happening in my life. “The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust Him with all my heart. He helps me and my heart is filled with JOY.” (Psalm 28:7 NLT) Strength,...

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