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Four Powerful Outcomes of Sharing Your Pain with the Church
Four Powerful Outcomes of Sharing Your Pain with the Church

Four Powerful Outcomes of Sharing Your Pain with the Church

Churches are filled with people who are, and will be, experiencing hurts and disappointments in life. Jesus promised we would experience troubles in this world, but to take heart, He has overcome the world (John 16:33). Pain and suffering are marks of...

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The Sovereignty of God: An Anchor in the Midst of the Storms of Life
The Sovereignty of God: An Anchor in the Midst of the Storms of Life

The Sovereignty of God: An Anchor in the Midst of the Storms of Life

When the storms of life wreak havoc on all you know and love, what theological truths anchor your soul? What doctrines do you turn to when the world around you seems to give way under your feet? What truths about God bring you the most comfort when life...

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The True Meaning of Justice in the Workplace
The True Meaning of Justice in the Workplace

The True Meaning of Justice in the Workplace

Biblically speaking, to be just means to use your strength on behalf of the weak. Justice most certainly includes an overall “fairness”, truth, integrity, honesty and refusing to show partiality. But the essence of justice goes beyond that. The essence...

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Three Critical Truths about the Sovereignty of God and Prayer
Three Critical Truths about the Sovereignty of God and Prayer

Three Critical Truths about the Sovereignty of God and Prayer

There is no theological issue more complicated than the relationship between divine sovereignty and human responsibility. And this is no mere academic question, for our understanding here (or lack thereof) significantly affects such practical areas as...

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Interview with Kristen Wetherell and Sarah Walton on Hope When It Hurts
Interview with Kristen Wetherell and Sarah Walton on Hope When It Hurts

Interview with Kristen Wetherell and Sarah Walton on Hope When It Hurts

Kristen Wetherell and Sarah Walton are the authors of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering (www.TheGoodBook.com). T4L: You each have been diagnosed with Lyme disease and continue to suffer the...

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Suffering, Adversity, and Character Development
Suffering, Adversity, and Character Development

Suffering, Adversity, and Character Development

Whatever difficulties you face, it's safe to say there is something else going on than what meets the eye. In what way is God working all things for good? According to Romans 8:28, God is conforming us to the image of His Son. Jesus Himself was brought...

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Putting to Death the Fear of Man in the Glory of God in Christ
Putting to Death the Fear of Man in the Glory of God in Christ

Putting to Death the Fear of Man in the Glory of God in Christ

John 12:35-43, “So Jesus said to them, “The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in...

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ISIS: Loving Our Neighbors and the Judgment of God
ISIS: Loving Our Neighbors and the Judgment of God

ISIS: Loving Our Neighbors and the Judgment of God

Few issues are as volatile right now as the problem of ISIS. Former President Obama, during his Presidency, stated multiple times that Islam is a “religion of peace”. While some denominations of Islam may seek to have peace, the statement that Islam is...

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Four Ways Why Being God-Centered Matters in the Lives of His People
Four Ways Why Being God-Centered Matters in the Lives of His People

Four Ways Why Being God-Centered Matters in the Lives of His People

The Bible from beginning to end is the story of God. There is but one living and true God (Deuteronomy 6:4; Is. 45:5-7; 1 Cor. 8:4), an infinite, all-knowing Spirit (John 4:24), perfect in all His attributes, one in essence, eternally existing in three...

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Sovereignty, Suffering, and the Work of Missions
Sovereignty, Suffering, and the Work of Missions

Sovereignty, Suffering, and the Work of Missions

If God is sovereign and all powerful, He must not be good. Or if He is good, then He must not be sovereign and all powerful. So reason many who believe that there should simply not be any suffering in the world. But even if they understand some...

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The Suffering of Christ and the Sovereignty of God
The Suffering of Christ and the Sovereignty of God

The Suffering of Christ and the Sovereignty of God

As we examine the topic of the suffering of Christ and sovereignty of God, we see that it is one that many people face and struggle with mightily. In this article, we will begin the journey through this topic by considering what is said in the Book of...

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Interview With Dave Furman on Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting
Interview With Dave Furman on Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting

Interview With Dave Furman on Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting

Dave Furman (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary) serves as the senior pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, which he planted in 2010. Dave and his wife, Gloria, have four children. He is the author of Being There How to Love...

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Theology Matters When Counseling the Suffering
Theology Matters When Counseling the Suffering

Theology Matters When Counseling the Suffering

Consider these ministry scenarios: you are teaching a Bible study and during a time of group discussion, a woman reveals that her husband left her for another woman. What do you say? Or someone you serve in ministry learns they have a debilitating...

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Sovereignty over Suffering and Satan’s Hand in It
Sovereignty over Suffering and Satan’s Hand in It

Sovereignty over Suffering and Satan’s Hand in It

The impetus for this article comes from the ultimate reality of God as the supreme value in and above the universe. God is absolute and eternal and infinite. Everything else and everybody else is dependent and finite and contingent. God Himself is the...

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