Tag Archives: suffering

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 … Continue reading

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Doves

Genesis 8:10b-11 “…[Noah] sent out the dove from the ark.  When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf!  Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.” … Continue reading

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Gold

Job 23:10 “But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.” Isaiah 60:17a, 19b “Instead of bronze I will bring you gold, and silver in place of iron…for the Lord will … Continue reading

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Valleys

1 Kings 20:23, 27-28 “Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, ‘Their gods are gods of the hills.  That is why they were too strong for us.  But if we fight them on the plains, surely we … Continue reading

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Choice from the Cross

Job 2:9-10 “[Job’s] wife said to him, ‘Are you still holding on to your integrity?  Curse God and die!’  He replied, ‘You are talking like a foolish woman.  Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?’  In all this, … Continue reading

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Clay Jars

Judges 7:19-21 “Gideon and the hundred men with him reached the edge of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, just after they had changed the guard.  They blew their trumpets and broke the jars that were in … Continue reading

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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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