Tag Archives: suffering

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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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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