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when obedience results in hardship

When you begin along a path of obedience to the Lord and are met by hardship or persecution, don’t despair. Don’t renege when suffering arises. Don’t panic. Do not doubt His faithfulness: “Don’t dig up in doubt what you planted … Continue reading

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little and lowly, and honored

“Only the humble believe him and rejoice that God is so free and so marvelous that he does wonders where people despair, that he takes what is little and lowly and makes it marvelous. And that is the wonder of … Continue reading

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Hast thou no scar?

Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand? I hear thee sung as mighty in the land; I hear them hail thy bright, ascendant star. Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I … Continue reading

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a rescue shop within a yard of hell

“Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop, within a yard of hell.” For statements like this, C.T. Studd was called a fanatic by some. I read his words … Continue reading

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no matter the year ahead

A year filled with joy or a year filled with trial. A year of jubilant celebration or mournful sighing. Or a year of the mixture of both. Whatever the days of 2015 hold for each us, one surety stands: God … Continue reading

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