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10 posts tagged with "suffering"

Exploring the Thorns in Our Lives

Exploring the Thorns in Our Lives
What is it that is a source of continual irritation or suffering for you? Is it a person, an illness, a fear, a circumstance—something that you cannot get relief from—that causes you anxiety or pain? We often refer to those things that are a source of constant irritation, struggles or suffering as... Read More

Parenting Principle #2—Disappointments & Failures

Parenting Principle #2—Disappointments & Failures
When I think back on my disappointments in life I recognize the goodness of God in many of those. I may not always understand, but I can rejoice in knowing He has a plan. I may still struggle through the pain, but deep down I know that God is at work to bring good out of the difficulties (Romans 8:28). This perspective is something I will need to... Read More

Are You Anxious & Exhausted?

Are You Anxious & Exhausted?
Does it seem like you’re holding your breath, waiting for the next disaster, and if you exhale, surely another thing will go terribly wrong?! That’s what anxiety feels like. It’s exhausting! Our world is anxious and exhausted... Read More

Sweet Peace: Overcoming Fear

Sweet Peace: Overcoming Fear
Waking up and hearing about the latest tragedy generates fear in all of us, even if it is just a little bit. Given the state of our world, it is easy to be overcome with fear and let it be the driving force of our lives. With the week we have experienced in our nation, I believe this article is timely and my hope is that it would encourage you if you are battling fear... Read More

When Your Body Betrays You—Lori’s Health Journey

When Your Body Betrays You—Lori’s Health Journey
Looking back I should have known something was terribly wrong. Now that I can quickly recall all the symptoms at once, adding them on my ten fingers, it seems unreasonable that I didn’t know. However, if you, like me, have experienced symptoms that come on slowly then you know that eventually they become your normal because the changes are so gradual... Read More

Recommendations for Getting Through Tough Times

Recommendations for Getting Through Tough Times
Have you ever been in a place that is so painful, unknown, anxiety ridden, or just pure fear-filled that you cling upon every word that provides hope? Or maybe you were all the above at once and desperately needed to hear from God. That was how I felt (and why I can describe it so well) when I came across these two books, "You’ll Get Through This" and "God Will Use This for Good." Read More

James 1, Lesson 4: Doubting Indeed

James 1, Lesson 4: Doubting Indeed
What does the connecting word "but" mean for us in James 1:6? Listen as Lori teaches from James 1:6-8 in our Perseverance through Trials series... Read More

Got Wisdom? Perseverance through Trials Video #3

Got Wisdom? Perseverance through Trials Video #3
In this "3 Minute Thursday" video, listen as Lori connects verse 5 to the previous verses of James 1, so that we can learn how to respond in times of trouble... Read More

Does God Expect Perfection?

Does God Expect Perfection?
In our latest "3 Minute Thursday" video, learn with Lori as she teaches from James 1:2-4 and explains the Scripture, "And let endurance have its perfect result."
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Trials and Our Responses to Them

Trials and Our Responses to Them
Watch as Lori touches upon a subject that we will all encounter... Read More
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