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Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. — John 16:20 Read John 16:16-24 Jesus spent His last evening before the Cross comforting His disciples. Jesus understood that it’s easier to endure a season of trial if there’s an

What do you think? Do you believe that “all dogs go to Heaven” or do you think not? We would love to hear from you! No matter what, Heaven is going to be awesome

The Case for Heaven: Will There Be Pets in Heaven?

A Question about Eternal Life with God In a day when speculation about Heaven runs rampant, I’ve found it both exciting and refreshing to carefully examine what Scripture says. ~ Randy Alcorn, “5 Curious Questions About Heaven” When the topic is Heaven, questions proliferate. The image of a new Heaven and a new earth stimulates

When it comes to the question WHY spiritually, we just don’t know. It’s frustrating, but it’s the build-in nature of faith in Jesus Christ. Are you wrestling with it?

Viruses: The Problem of God

  By Him all things were created, in Heaven and on earth, visible and invisible. — Colossians 1:16 I don’t tend to see things from the virus’s point of view. With virtually every creature I know about, I have moments when I consider them as living beings in their own right. This is even true

How Beauty Blooms: Going Through

  I wonder if Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego thought they’d end up in the furnace. Surely they didn’t think it unimaginable that King Nebuchadnezzar would toss them in the flames, but I wonder if they thought it would really come to that. In their speech to King Nebuchadnezzar, they claimed that God would deliver them

His Eye Is on You

His Eye Is on You In Luke 12:4-7, Jesus told His followers not to fear those who can harm them because God is ultimately in control. God cares greatly about His followers when they experience pain and suffering. This stems from the watchful care God has for all of His creation. The Almighty who keeps

Do Our Kids Know How Adored They Are by God?

  As parents, we constantly strive to raise emotionally healthy children, don’t we? We do our best to provide our kids with safe, stable and supportive home environments where words of love are spoken, acts of kindness are practiced daily, and mercy, grace, and forgiveness flow freely. We make it our parental priority to tend

Peace With God at Last

And God shall wipe all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. — Revelation 21:4 We now know what it means to be a Christian. We know the price that was paid to get these elusive things called peace and

The Sacred Ache: No Tear Forgotten

In the midst of our pain and grief — and especially at the front end — we may imagine God has abandoned us, forgotten us, dismissed us, or simply ignored us. We’re not the first occupants of this broken planet to feel this way, nor will we be the last. Even a quick stroll through

What Makes Heaven Heavenly?

In one of his Far Side cartoons, Gary Larson depicts a winged man seated in heaven on a cloud. No one near. Nothing to do. Marooned on his celestial post. The caption witnesses his despair: “Wish I’d brought a magazine.” We can relate. Eternal life? Clouds in our midst, harps on our laps, and time

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