Tag Archives: Romans 5

suffering with hope and courage, not bitterness and despair

“Christianity does not provide the reason for each experience of pain, but it does provide deep resources for actually facing suffering with hope and courage rather than bitterness and despair.” (Tim Keller) Remember His words to you, dear Christian. Words … Continue reading

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moving heaven and earth

“…grace means God’s love in action towards men who merited the opposite of love. Grace means God moving heaven and earth to save sinners who could not lift a finger to save themselves…drawing us sinners closer and closer to Himself…Grace … Continue reading

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the gardener who cares prunes his vines

Spring snuck up on us this year. Winter never seemed to arrive, and now, plants and trees and vines that need pruning are suddenly sprouting with early growth. Most years at pruning time, I get lost in thoughts about the … Continue reading

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God is love.

Our circumstances change. People around us change. One moment we think we’re loved and the next we’re not so sure. One moment we feel nurtured and cherished and the next ignored and rejected. God’s love’s not like that, though. He … Continue reading

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