Posts with the tag “discouragement”

Check You First
by Ministry Support on October 27th, 2021
“…But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, ‘Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.’ Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground. At this, those who heard began to go away one at a time, the older ones first, until only Jesus was left, with the woman still st...  Read More
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Takeaways
by Ministry Support on May 8th, 2021
You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. (Genesis 50:20) I’ve been thinking recently about this question: What are the lessons God wants us to learn after this pandemic is over? What tips, what takeaways, and what keys to advancing God’s will and mission are we to derive from this season in which we’ve had to completely a...  Read More
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The Underdog
by Ministry Support on May 7th, 2021
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5) I learned a lot about sports from my father. He was my baseball coach when I was younger. It afforded me an opportunity to be tutored and trained in the game by the man who was my first role model and teacher in life.   My father was not just my coach in baseball; he was, and is, an avid sports fan. He...  Read More
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Worship When You’re Discouraged
by Ministry Support on June 30th, 2020
The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. (Job 1:21) Job’s life story is one that shows us that regardless of what struggles and discouragement you face, life still goes on. Even when disappointments and hardships come up, we must keep going. He was able to reach that resolve by putting his situation in its proper perspective.   Job was initially discouraged. ...  Read More
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Facing Loss
by Ministry Support on June 6th, 2020
At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship and said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. (Job 1:20-21) What would you do if you lost everything you had? If we’re being honest, many of us would probably stop going to church, stop reading the...  Read More
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