Category Archives: Adversity

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! This is not the easiest of days for many women. Whatever your circumstances, the Lord knows your labor of love for children—whether they are yours or children whom you have nurtured and encouraged. May He bless you … Continue reading

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“The Kingdoms Of Our Lord & Of His Christ”

And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. Revelation 11:15 KJV … Continue reading

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“Coventry Carol”

I first heard of Coventry Carol in a novel by Helen MacInnes when she used it at a critical moment in her story. It’s a song that’s probably unfamiliar to many Americans. I know I’ve never heard it sung in church or … Continue reading

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“Thou Who Wast Rich Beyond All Splendour”

– For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich. 2 Corinthians 8:9 – The lyrics of “Thou … Continue reading

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Christmas Tears

Christmas and the holiday season are not always times that are cheery and bright. Loneliness and loss have a sharper edge in contrast with our longings for warmth and love and joy shared with others. Suffering inflicts a terrible sense … Continue reading

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