Trust

Praying to Be Renewed

But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death …

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Praying to Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.  In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)  Heart.  Ways.  All.  Part of my confidence in the Scriptures as a divine work-product is the quality of the writing: only God could use human writers …

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Praying to join in Suffering

Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown except by competing according to the rules. The hardworking farmer should …

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