Tag Archives: trials
“Those who sit in darkness . . .”
Our painful circumstances feel more acute this time of year, when others seem to be so happy and light-hearted. Our present and future seem dreadful. Job, who suffered (he thought) so senselessly, felt his pain more acutely, not knowing the … Continue reading
Just as in physical training, spiritual maturity is a gradual, intentional process that requires a plan and the time for it to be executed. In spiritual training, it is a coach-athlete relationship of struggling through assigned difficulties to experience anticipated … Continue reading
Examine me, O Lord . . .
“Examine me, O Lord, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.” Psalm 26:2 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way … Continue reading