Romans 5:1-5

"Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, … Continue reading Romans 5:1-5

How to pray when life hurts?

This year seems to have been one upset, catastrophe, tragedy after another. I won't dwell on the particulars. But this verse came up in my daily readings and I felt an immediate identification with it: "If the LORD be with us, why hath all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our … Continue reading How to pray when life hurts?

Luke 8: Waiting on the Lord

These are my notes from Sunday's sermon at the Pentecostal church. It might be a little disjointed because it is just notes, it's not meant to be a polished article. I hope it's of benefit to somebody. This was actually an awesome, honest sermon - the Christian life is hard. We pray & things seem … Continue reading Luke 8: Waiting on the Lord