afflictions

  1. Christsfreeservant

    We Do Not Want You To Be Unaware

    “For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God...
  2. Christsfreeservant

    The Sentence of Death

    “For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God...
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    To Encourage Your Hearts

    2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God...
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    One Day We'll Understand

    I’m sharing this here with you from my time of personal devotions with my Lord Jesus Christ, for your encouragement. Sue Love Job 23:1-7 ESV “Then Job answered and said: “Today also my complaint is bitter; my hand is heavy on account of my groaning. Oh, that I knew where I might find him...
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    You Have Given Me Life

    I’m sharing this here with you from my time of personal devotions with my Lord Jesus Christ, for your encouragement. Sue Love Psalms 119:89-91 “Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and...
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    Abound in Love for One Another

    We are Destined for This 1 Thessalonians 3:1-4 ESV “Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone, and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by these...
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    The Sufficiency of God's Grace

    Monday, June 6, 2016, 5:32 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “All Through the Night.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read 2 Corinthians 11-12 (Select vv. ESV). Hardships and Persecutions (11:24-29) Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one. Three...