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PEACE not PANIC

  I posted this three years ago.  I believe it bears repeating.   The very fact that God revealed himself as Jehovah-shalom (the God of Peace) indicates that his plan is to be with one in trouble instead of insulating … Continue reading

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PART 4 – WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE SUFFERING

Image: Pixabay Additional notes about suffering.  These thoughts are more like opinions – not particularly based on scriptures.  Sometimes we suffer because we may have prayed awry and God gives us our way even though it is not best.  When … Continue reading

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PART 3 -WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

A continuation of posts regarding why good people suffer.  In what way does God keep his promise to work out everything for our good (Romans 8:28)? Part 1:  Character building   https://onetahayes.com/2018/08/07/what-does-the-bible-say-re-suffering-part-1/ Part 2: To Help Others, Because of Sin,, Advance … Continue reading

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PART 2 – WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

Part 1 listed scriptures which show that good character traits can come to us via suffering. Today (Part 2) will give scriptures for three other causes/reasons/benefits which touch on the subject of the suffering of a Christian.   SO WE … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING – Part 1

Time goes so fast!  When I wrote about Job, I intended to get right back with the subject of suffering.  It’s difficult.  There are so many questions about God and suffering. Who causes suffering?  Why does God allow it?  There … Continue reading

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TAKE YOUR TEMPLE TO THE TEMPLE

Oh how the weeks do roll! It is Sunday again. It’s got me thinking how rarely if ever, I have dreaded going to church. Some people give the excuse that “the reason I don’t go to church is because my … Continue reading

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IS THERE PURPOSE TO THIS?

I am progressing well.  Home health nurse and physical therapist have been by and the occupational therapist is on her way.  Good care and follow up planned for me.  Thankful for these good services.  Will see the surgeon on Wednesday.  … Continue reading

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TRY SALTY TALK

  “Salty talk” is not descriptive of cultured language.  In fact it borders on indelicacy or impropriety – sometimes it is indecent.  Why am I discussing salty talk?  Because of Matthew 5:13 where Jesus tells his followers, “You are the … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS

Birthday in January gives me cause to evaluate my life even more than the New Year does.  New Year is for everybody; January 24 is for me. Last night I prepared a blog for today in which I recount highlights … Continue reading

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MY COAT STORY REVISITED

(Follow-up from yesterday, ‘Tween God and Me – Coat) “Oh, God will give back to you a much better coat,” said a friend steeped in the faith of a seed-planting “it will return to you 30, 60, or 100 percent” … Continue reading

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