Tag Archives: Suffering

About money, and fear

5 Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you.  I will never abandon you.”[b] 6 So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper, so I will have … Continue reading

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T.S. Elliot’s Journey to Faith

Superb article on a man whose life I can deeply relate to… sans the accomplishments, of course. http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/10/12/2972229.htm If you want a Chinese translation, leave a comment below to request. “Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where … Continue reading

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Sometimes, do not preach

The place for the comforter is not that of one who preaches, but of the comrade who says nothing, but prays to God about the matter. The biggest thing you can do for those who are suffering is not to … Continue reading

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Expectations for Love

Our (or my own, at least) expectations for love can never be satisfied through anything that can be offered in this world. The difficulties I’ve traversed month have taught me that not only money is illusive and unstable (see Matthew 6:19-21 … Continue reading

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Gravity of suffering

https://youtu.be/0lM1HWV0Tjk This video really speaks to my heart as I trudge— heart and soul shattering almost once every day— through a very difficult month. What Matt Chandler says here rings true.  The great crowds of people during Jesus’s time on earth, who … Continue reading

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Let suffering make us better, not bitter

Notes from sermon given by Jade Holownia of Tenth Church in Vancouver. Scripture passage: James 1:1-12 To access full audio sermon click on this link below: http://mtpleasant.tenth.ca/media/2015-07-06-a-faith-that-perseveres In a trial, challenges or suffering, we shall do the following: Plan Perspective shift … Continue reading

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The cosmic purpose of suffering and temptation

“this appears that unless humanity is exposed to and tested by the greatest possible temptation, the most compelling attraction to evil…., the rewards, pleasures and relationships of the new creation cannot be made both perfect and permanent. hugh ross, why … Continue reading

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