The abc’s of Believing: O – Overcomer

The humanly inexplicable firmness of the Christian’s hope is not only the deepest comfort in trials, but a strong testimony to a world filled with weak and rotting roots.  — John Piper Where does real hope and comfort come from in our trials? C.S. Lewis wrote in Mere Christianity, “Comfort is the one thing you cannot…

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The abc’s of Believing: L – Loved

This is love: He loved us long before we loved him. It was his love, not ours. He proved it by sending his Son to be the pleasing sacrificial offering to take away our sins. Delightfully loved ones, if he loved us with such tremendous love, then “loving one another” should be our way of…

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The abc’s of Believing: C – Clarity

That’s why, when I heard of the solid trust you have in the Master Jesus and your outpouring of love to all the followers of Jesus, I couldn’t stop thanking God for you—every time I prayed, I’d think of you and give thanks. But I do more than thank. I ask—ask the God of our…

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The abc’s of Believing: B – Behalf

Because I love Zion, because my heart yearns for Jerusalem, I will not cease to pray for her or to cry out to God on her behalf until she shines forth in his righteousness and is glorious in his salvation. Isaiah 62: 1 TLB “I will not cease to pray for her or cry out to God…

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The Weakest Worshipers

You shall not side with the strong against the powerless. — Sir Robert Morton, The Winslow Boy That was me. I believed I was powerless. So, for a very long time, I was one of God’s weakest worshipers. (I struggled with so much doubt.) How could God be good and let so much bad stuff…

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