The Worst Days!

by Charles Spurgeon The Lord gets His best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction. Great hearts can only be made by great troubles. The spade of trouble digs the reservoir of comfort deeper, and makes more room for consolation. The Lord’s mercy often rides to the door of our heart, upon the black horse of affliction! […]

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Are You An Expert At Hiding?

I was an expert at hiding. Even as a child, when we moved to a new home, I did not come out to meet other children. In fact, when I saw them, I ran and hid. I didn’t want anyone to see me, thinking if I remained invisible, no one could hurt me anymore. I…

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He Weighs All Things

by John Newton Letters of John Newton “Affliction does not come from the dust–nor does trouble spring from the ground.” Job 5:6 “I was silent; I would not open my mouth–for You are the one who has done this!” Psalm 39:9 I trust that your sickness will work for good–because the Lord has sent it. […]

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Waiting For Direction

by David Wilkerson Saul gave God a deadline! He didn’t declare it, but in his heart Saul decided that if a word from above didn’t come by a certain time, he would do whatever was needed to save the situation. “And [Saul] waited seven days, according to the time set by Samuel. But Samuel did […]

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Keep Going,Don’t Stop!

by George Whitten Hebrews 12:1-2 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of […]

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All Life’s Tangles!

by J.R. Miller “We know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 Our affairs are forever getting tangled, like threads in a child’s hands–and we cannot straighten out the tangles ourselves! We cannot see how anything […]

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Do You Often Feel Alone?

Often, when you have suffered abuse, you feel the most alone when you are with people. It’s hard to come out of yourself. You’ve been trained to hide, to not allow yourself to be vulnerable before others. When the church we went to started talking about getting together in groups, that is when I wanted […]

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