Category Archives: Mistreated

Wisdom on suffering

“Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge” (Psalm 62:8). Dick Keyes “The Bible does not give us a quick and easy answer to why God allows evil to continue … Continue reading

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A song for those who are suffering

“Why?” “The question that is never far away. But healing doesn’t come from the explained.” What a great truth about the place where ”the hurt and the Healer collide!“ This is the place “where Glory meets my suffering.“ I love so many lines … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Assurance, Broken Relationships, Comfort, Depression, Despair, Discouragement, Encouragement, Evil in the world, Grieving, Loss, Love, Mistreated, Pain, Sadness, Suffering, Wisdom | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Conflicted between faith and suffering

What is the role of faith and prayer in the painful and perplexing drama of human suffering? I believe in a God whose love is so great that He is love. I also believe in a God who is so … Continue reading

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Misunderstanding the ways of God

Here’s a truth we can’t afford to ignore, misunderstand, or underestimate: “The Lord disciplines those He loves.”  Discipline is part of God’s plan for spiritual transformation – for all of His children. If you’ve known the Lord for any length … Continue reading

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Moving from forgiveness to reconciliation

“He said I am sorry but it’s at least the tenth time! I don’t know what to do. I am told that it’s my Christian duty to forgive and the Lord knows I’ve tried. But each time I forgive him, … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Broken Relationships, Counseling, Deception, Difficult people, Discernment, Divorce, Divorce and Remarriage, Emotions, Enabling, Family life, Forgiveness, Grace, Guidelines for living, Judging others, Marital Separation, Marriage, Mistreated, Peace, Radical love, Reconciliation, Relationships, Repentance, Restoration, Self-deception, Selfishness, Sexual Abuse, Sin, Slandered, Trouble-makers, Unity, Will of God, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 64 Comments