God Running

God and My Pain and Suffering

If You’re Going Through Something Hard Right Now, This Is For You

How Suffering Can Turn From Bad To Good (When my expectations are violated) Suffering Part 1

Don’t Be Scandalized When This Happens

“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And… Read More

“So this is what it feels like to lose my mind.”

“. . . every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” John 15:2

Things I Heard In Church: Smooth Sailing Doesn’t Mean You’re In God’s Will

 

Jesus’ Peace vs. The World’s Peace

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27 ‘Tis the season when… Read More

People I Know Who Most Resemble Jesus: Hold Lightly

I’ve noticed the people I know who most resemble Jesus, hold on to their expectations ever so lightly. [Image by Matt Reinbold via Wikimedia – Labeled for reuse on Google Images. Creative Commons, Text added from GodRunning.com.]

Things I Heard In Church: The 3 Keys To Surviving Suffering

I have found this to be true: “Faith, complete humility, and absolute surrender are what carry us through suffering.” –Joel Stephens   Notes: From my notes on Joel Stephens’s excellent teaching. Heard on July 8, 2018 at Foundation… Read More

The Terrible Thing (that’s easier than what we’re all trying to do instead)

“The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead.” -C.S. Lewis

Deep Sorrow’s Fruit

“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. Father, glorify your name.” John 12:27-28

If We Knew What God Knows

Read John 12:12-16.