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Faithfulness, not Freedom

One of the deepest sentimentalities of liberalism is the presumption that you can have children without having them suffer for their convictions. People ...


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God's Richest Gifts

Pain is pain and sorrow is sorrow. It hurts. It limits. It impoverishes. It isolates. It restrains. It works devastation deep within the personality. ...


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Realistic Happiness

Who could speak more realistically about the illusion of a yuppie value system than Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who suffered deprivation of all that money ...


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Pressure Points

The intensity of pressure doesn't matter as much as its location. Does it come between you and God, or does it press you closer to him?


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Comfort in Small Doses

Those who make comfort the great subject of their preaching seem to mistake the end of their ministry. Holiness is the great end. There must be a struggle ...


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Blind to the Suffering World

We have seen the young man mutilated, The torn girl trembling by the millstream. And meanwhile we have gone on living ... We have all had our private ...


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Peace Through the Storm

It is a popular notion that the warmest part of this island must be in the center, away from the cold waters and high gales of the inconstant sea. But ...


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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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God Uses Troughs

It is a fact of Christian experience that life is a series of troughs and peaks. In his efforts to get permanent possession of a soul, God relies on the ...


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What Happens Inside Counts

What really matters is what happens in us, not to us.


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