Tag: Pain

#2228 Why Recovery?

For some of us past sins, mistakes, selfishness and questioning is holding us back from moving forward in our lives. We may have legitimate reasons for this but continuing to hold on to the pain and refusing to face the truth about our lives is stunting our spiritual […]

#2073 The Word For Recovery

God affirms us, making us a sure thing in Christ, putting his Yes within us. By his Spirit he has stamped us with his eternal pledge–a sure beginning of what he is destined to complete. Because of Christ–dying that death, shedding that blood–you who were once out of […]

Bless Your Enemies

Luke 6:28 Bless those who call down curses on you. And pray for those who treat you badly. This I found hard to get my head around until I started to understand, most of the people I was holding resentments against didn’t even know it. The only person […]

Good Question!

 “Wicked people rebel against the light. They refuse to acknowledge its ways or stay in its paths.Again and again He rescued them, but they chose to rebel against Him. It is painful to be the parent of a fool; there is no joy for the father of a […]

Self-Inflicted Pain

Your evil ways will get you a sound thrashing, that’s what you’ll get. You’ll pay dearly for your disloyal ways. Take a long, hard look at what you’ve done and its bitter results. Was it worth it to have walked out on your God?” Jeremiah 2:19    

Hope #1

Turn to me and have mercy, for I am alone and in deep distress. My problems go from bad to worse. Oh, save me from them all! Feel my pain and see my trouble. Forgive all my sins. See how many enemies I have and how viciously they […]

Stubbing Your Toe

God laid a stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall. The rock you’ve tripped on is Jesus. You stumbled over him while believing the lies of the enemy, giving in to the demands of the flesh, choosing chaos, medicating your pain, and […]

Starting with Ourselves

Bible Reading: Ecclesiastes 3:15–4:3 We admitted that we were powerless over our dependencies and that our lives had become unmanageable. Some of us avoid or cope with our own pain by trying to fix the world. We try to right every wrong, heal every wound, point out every […]