Tag Archives: suffering

Inheritance

1 Peter 1:3b-4a, 6 “In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade…In this you … Continue reading

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Limping

Genesis 32:24-26, 29b-31 “So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.  When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as … Continue reading

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Furnace

Daniel 3:22-25 “The king’s command was so urgent and the furnace so hot that the flames of the fire killed the soldiers who took up Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, and these three men, firmly tied, fell into the blazing furnace.  … Continue reading

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Run

Isaiah 40:31 “…those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Hebrews 12:1-3 “Therefore, since we are surrounded … Continue reading

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Resurrection

2 Kings 4:20, 25, 27a, 28, 30b, 34b “After the servant had lifted him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died…So she set out and came to the … Continue reading

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Forty

Deuteronomy 8:2 “Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would … Continue reading

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Prisoners of Hope

Genesis 39:20b-23 “But while Joseph was there in the prison, the Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warden.  So the warden put Joseph in charge of all those … Continue reading

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Storm

Job 38:1, 24-25 “Then the Lord answered Job out of the storm.  He said; ‘…What is the way to the place where the lightening is dispersed, or the place where the east winds are scattered over the earth?  Who cuts … Continue reading

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Tears

Isaiah 25:8 (NCV) “…he will destroy death forever.  The Lord God will wipe away every tear from every face.  He will take away the shame of his people from the earth.  The Lord has spoken.” Luke 7:12-13 “As he approached the town gate, … Continue reading

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Sigh

Psalm 5:1-3“Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my sighing.  Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.  In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I … Continue reading

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