Tag Archives: Trial

Overcoming Obstacles

When a great obstacle is placed in your way, how do you respond? Is it a sign that you should turn back? Or are you a head’s down, motor through kind of person? Closed doors are as good as open … Continue reading

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Future Hope: Physical Redemption and Glory

Press on in the Spirit. Live with an overwhelming sense of hope. Especially in struggle and trial and suffering. Jesus suffered and struggled for you and promised that he has overcome this world. Our future hope should inform our present … Continue reading

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Witness of His Comfort

As a follower of Jesus do you still fear and spin yourself in anxiety? As God’s adopted children, we are safe and secure in God’s hands. He is with us, and as God comforts us, we are his witnesses, testifying … Continue reading

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Exile Reality Check

Certainty: we will face opposition and struggle and trial – often self-imposed – just like Judah, exiled to Babylon. If you are in trouble and struggle, first and foremost, follow the Lord. Restoration is under his control and will be … Continue reading

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Wooing Us From The Jaws Of Distress

There are times when God allows trial in our lives to produce perseverance in us or get our attention. He is okay with our struggle, yet also may be trying to engage us, saying, “Come let us reason together…” He … Continue reading

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Surrender in the Face of Sifting

Today we learn through Job and Peter to be focused on complete surrender to God in every area of life.  Drop the self-sufficiency and pride and humbly ask God to be the centre of your life no matter what you … Continue reading

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New Year Perseverance

How will you prepare for the trials of the upcoming year?  Are you investing in your spiritual health and readying yourself for the testing which is coming? Juve the lifeguard reminds us that preparation for our mission includes developing perseverance … Continue reading

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