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Free Gift of Love

Love is ... a free gift. ... And it is most itself, most free when it is offered in spite of suffering, of injustice, and of death.


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Created to Stretch

God created man something on the order of a rubber band. A rubber band is made to stretch. When it is not being stretched, it is small and relaxed, but ...


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Realist or Idealist?

A realist is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been purified. A skeptic is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been burned.


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Hold on Tighter

I heard Professor Bruce Waltke describe a Christian's response to pain this way: We once rescued a wren from the claws of our cat. Though its wing ...


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Tested and Approved

[Paul] doesn't just say, "We rejoice in the midst of suffering," period. He says, "We rejoice in the midst of suffering because it ...


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Truths of Scripture

There are no graduates in the school of human pain. ... All too often we will be faced with the necessity of relearning faith's lessons and of remaking ...


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Know Pain to Know Joy

Take away my capacity for pain and you rob me of the possibility for joy. Take away my ability to fail and I would not know the meaning of success. Let ...


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A Guard Against Pride

It is good that we at times endure opposition, and that we are evilly and untruly judged, when our actions and intentions are good. Often such experiences ...


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Grace Makes the Trials Light

The trials of Christian life you shall find heavy, but you will find grace will make them light.


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Hard Assignments

We do not want suffering; we want success. We identify not with those who are low and hurt but with those who are high and healthy. We don't like ...


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