Category Archives: the problem of pain

Today’s devotion: Life Haters – Ecclesiastes 2:17

Ecclesiastes 2:17         So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. The horrendous mass-murders that took place last week in Norway shocked … Continue reading

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Stushie’s Stuff: Christmas Losses

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. Christmas can be a hard time for people who have lost their loved ones to death, especially if it occurs during the month of December. I … Continue reading

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Lent devotions: Jesus the Christ – Mark 6 v 13

Mark 6:13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. The word ‘Christ’ means ‘the Anointed One’ and it was meant to signify that Jesus was specially chosen, divinely honored, and majestically exalted … Continue reading

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Helping Haiti: Good News

Mark 1:15            “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” We talk a lot in church about the good news, but do we actually take it to others? I’m … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Hopes and fears – Advent 3 – Job 23 v 16

Job 23: 16 God has made my heart faint; the Almighty has terrified me. I feel sorry for Job. He was living at a time when people believed that personal pain and suffering occurred because God was angry with them. … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Return to Love

Hosea 14:4 I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them. The prophet Hosea lived a tragic life. He fell in love and married a woman called Gomer. She was a prostitute … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Battling Bitterness

Malachi 3: 15 “But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly the evildoers prosper, and even those who challenge God escape.” Podcast version click here The greatest foe against faith is not unbelief; it is actually bitterness. Bitter people find … Continue reading

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