Tag: Suffering

LET GO OF RESENTMENT

Now you are at a turning point in your relationship with God and others how do you feel? HAVING IDENTIFIED THE PEOPLE, I HAVE HARMED, I WILL NOW GO AND MAKE RESTITUTION TO THEM. UNLESS TO DO IS GOING TO CAUSE THEM OR OTHER PAIN OR SUFFERING. Matthew […]

The Crucifixion

As they led him off, they made Simon, a man from Cyrene who happened to be coming in from the countryside, carry the cross behind Jesus. A huge crowd of people followed, along with women weeping and carrying on. At one point Jesus turned to the women and […]

The Garden

Gethsemane means place of crushing. The name comes from an olive press located there. Jesus came to the Garden to be crushed. The agony, horror, and deep distress he experienced was so humanly unbearable that he asked his Father if it were possible to avoid the suffering. In […]

Daily Reflection September 27, 2016

Matthew 3:1-2 While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called “the Baptizer,” was preaching in the desert country of Judea. His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: “Change your life. God’s kingdom is here.” The doctrine that John preached was changed life through […]

Daily Reflection August 23, 2016

Do the hard yards Peter 2:21 Christ suffered for you. He left you an example. He expects you to follow in his steps. You too were chosen to suffer.  God transforms our suffering into success. Nowhere in the Bible does it say we will not suffer. In John […]

Daily Reflection July 13, 2016

Jesus gives us hope Psalms 10:17 Lord, you hear the longings of those who are hurting. You cheer them up and give them hope. You listen to their cries.  God understands our suffering and Jesus identifies with it. He was made perfect through suffering far greater than any […]

2016 Day 144

A Servant Heart Philippians 2:3-4 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. Tonight at B-Together Recovery at Crossway Baptist Church we are looking at […]