Jan 15

Joy suckers in life

joy suckers
This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Troubles

Joy suckers – what they do Ever had something or someone come around and steal your joy? You know, you are having a pleasant day and then someone rear-ends you at an intersection! Or, your significant other calls and says … Continue reading

Aug 15

Purpose of Trials

Note: the original series of articles was updated on 15 Aug 10. Additional articles were added and the final installment is being written now. Check it out today. If you are like most of us, you are either facing a … Continue reading

Sep 01

What does God want from me?

James: What does God want from me? Excerpt from an article on the “James On Trial” website… If God’s plan for each of us is to give us hope, why do we have to endure such trials, hardships and pain. … Continue reading

Sep 28

Ever Increasing Glory

Over the past few months, I have been studying “glory” as it relates to Christians today. It is common to see people (everywhere) struggling to get glory for themselves. But, in the Bible, we are told to take a different … Continue reading

Jun 22

How Long?

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Troubles

We all get frustrated that – in our view – justice is perverted and things just aren’t “right.” Wicked people seem to thrive & “have it all” & the more wicked, the greater their “benefits.” While godly people suffer & … Continue reading

Apr 18

It is a Matter of Focus

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Troubles

“We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert to … Continue reading