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When You’re Not Doing-Just-Fine-Thank-You

When You’re Not Doing-Just-Fine-Thank-You

A year before Mum’s death, I was sitting in a departure lounge waiting for my flight to board when that dreaded announcement graced our ears: “The 3:30 p.m. flight to Dallas, Texas, will now depart at 5:40 p.m. Thank you for your patience.” I looked at my fellow passengers and questioned the announcer’s gratitude for

Trusting God in the Face of Unanswered Prayer

My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will. —  Matthew 26:39 “Stop trying to figure God out.” That’s the counsel I got from one of my daughters as she listened to me verbally wringing my hands. God hadn’t answered another one

Refined in the Fire

But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I will come forth as gold. — Job 23:10 The doctor was very matter-of-fact. When he told me I had breast cancer, his inflection didn’t change, his manner didn’t warm up, and he offered nothing in the way of comfort. He left

Jesus Christ is the hope of all of us who know Him. He knows what you are facing right now. He is walking with you through it. Are you overwhelmed? He is with you!

God Is With Us in the Hard Times

  We all go through times when life seems to overwhelm us. The Bible reassures us that God’s presence is with us to help us, even when we don’t realize it. The Book of Psalms is full of reminders that God is a shelter from life’s storms, a refuge and strength, an ever-present help in

You Are Never Alone — That’s a Wrap!

Hey, friends! Well, here we are in recap week already! I don’t know about you, but You Are Never Alone has been a tremendous blessing to me. I’m already geared up for this week of re-watching all the videos and going through my study guide again for final notes to take with me. Are you

You Are Never Alone Week 2 — God Is with You When You’re Stuck

God is… an ever-present help in trouble. — Psalm 46:1 Hey, friends! Welcome to week two of the You Are Never Alone OBS! This week Max shares with us biblical wisdom from John’s gospel about one of the toughest stretches for Jesus followers. What do we do with the not-yet-answered prayer or the not-answered-in-the-way-I-asked prayer?

through the One who infuses inner strength into you.

Jesus Always: Coping Through Hard Times with Me

  When the way just ahead of you seems too difficult, turn to Me and say: “I can’t, but we (You and I together) can.” Acknowledging your inability to handle things on your own is a healthy dose of reality. However, this is only one part of the equation, because a sense of inadequacy by

Be Faithful in Prayer

I am able to do far beyond all that you ask or imagine. Come to Me with positive expectations, knowing that there is no limit to what I can accomplish. Ask My Spirit to control your mind so that you can think great thoughts of Me. Do not be discouraged by the fact that many

Manna in Your Wilderness: Consider the Work of the Lord

The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of the LORD. — Job 1:21 Have you ever been sick with worry? So have I. Everything that concerns us concerns the Lord, the Maker of the heavens and the earth. He is not silent. He is not indifferent to you or

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