Category Archives: Suffering

Happy Mother’s Day!

‘For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well…. ‘You, however, continue in the things you have … Continue reading

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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; O sacred Head, what glory, what bliss till now was Thine! Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee … Continue reading

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Psalm 118: A Passover Song

Psalm 118 is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel.’ It is a song of Passover. Derek Kidner explains: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly Passover begins here [at Psalm 113], and is therefore commonly known as … Continue reading

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Psalm 118: The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 – If you look in the Gospels, you’ll find records of Jesus’ confrontations with the … Continue reading

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow

“Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? Yet not one of them is forgotten before God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.” Luke 12:6-7 – … Continue reading

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