Tags: suffering

  • Psalm 13 : God, Will you forget me forever?

    Psalm 13 : God, Will you forget me forever?

    February 23, 2020  — 

    Hope in the middle of suffering. What does that look like? It looks like crying out before God with the deep, unedited pain we carry, while holding onto true joy which comes only from Christ Jesus. That collision of suffering and joy produces a hope that our world desperately needs to see. A rooted, confident […]

    Scripture: Psalm 13
  • How Long O Lord?

    How Long O Lord?

    February 23, 2020  — 

    Psalm 13 uses “How long…” repeatedly, it’s a messy wrestle with God that is deeply human. Ultimately the Psalmist resigns to trusting God because he is the source of hope. This does not deny circumstances or pain, it reframes it and gives permission to express it freely to God, while clinging onto hope.

    Scripture: Psalm 13, John 16:32, 1 Peter 4:12-13, Philippians 1:29, Psalm 34:17-18, Matthew 28:20, John 5:17
  • Suffering and Humility

    Suffering and Humility

    January 12, 2020  — 

    Paul commissions us in our suffering and humility here on earth, to give God His due praise! “Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge […]

    Scripture: Philippians 1:27-2:11