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Grateful Even When Bad Gets Worse

Grateful Even When Bad Gets Worse

Though the fig tree does not bud and there is no fruit on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet… I will rejoice in the God of my salvation! — Habakkuk 3:17-18 Habakkuk described

Psalm 145:8

Grateful That God Is Patient

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and great in faithful love. — Psalm 145:8 Have you ever witnessed road rage? Once, a burly man in a truck started angrily gesturing and screaming at me. I’m not even sure what I did to rouse his fury. Perhaps I cut him off. Or perhaps

The Right Kind of Strong

Qualities of a Creep

  The weak women in Ephesus had a bad habit of tolerating intruders. Some didn’t recognize them as intruders; others didn’t think that they were a problem or that they posed any kind of threat. If we want to be strong, and not weak as they were, we need to take the threat of creeps

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