throughout this international storm of sickness, death and economic upheaval that has come upon the world as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic; God’ voice is heard, He is in control sitteth as the eternal King and He will bless His people with peace.
On leaving the fellowship and the peace of the Palace Beautiful, the pilgrim’s path now led Christian down a steep slope into a landscape dominated by two difficult and treacherous places named The Valley of Humiliation and The Valley of the Shadow of Death.
The terrible suffering inflicted upon Job makes him one of the most famous characters in the Bible with the proverb “the patience of Job” belonging to every day speech. The theme of human suffering in a broken world is most relevant for every generation.
Tears are the result of pain and are the expressions of the suffering heart. Yet tears are precious, the proof that we love and care. Days of tears are precious times for learning and discovering.
Tears, sorrow, heart broken? A message for you? Click on the link for a brief audio message looking at Mary’s comforter in the Garden. Easter Podcast
Death. The cold corpse. Once there was a smile; now there is that blank vacant expression that we associate with death. A short time earlier there was breath, conversation, interest but not now. All has changed in a moment time. The home us filled with tears and bitter sweet memories. The one who was takenContinue reading “The Handkerchief of God; Facing Death with Grace”
Justification and Assurance (e) Heirs of God Romans 8:17-25 In expounding the subject of Christian Assurance Paul now transports our thoughts to glory, the blessed hope of the Church. When taken as a whole, however, this section has a practical application because it teaches Christians how to deal with suffering. Affliction is a real problem inContinue reading “HEIRS; Romans Part 37”
“Where were you? Why were you not a friend to one of your children. Why did you stand back and allow this situation to take place?” We often sing Joseph Scriven’s words and quote them in prayer: “What a Friend we have in Jesus All our sins and griefs to bear What a privilege toContinue reading “Is Jesus our Friend when Life Goes Wrong?”