Tag Archives: Difficulties

Heavy Lifting

2 Corinthians 12:10 (NIV) That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. I have a friend who works for a major fitness equipment company. He installs and maintains treadmills, Elliptical machines and various other kinds of universal weightlifting and exercise equipment.

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How to Handle Doubt

Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 (NIV) Doubt is normal. Even Thomas, one of Jesus’ disciples, doubted—and that was after following Jesus for three years. He saw the Savior up close, witnessed countless miracles, and watched Jesus heal the sick. Still, he doubted. Remember that doubt is not total disbelief; it’s

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Brokering Peace

Matthew 18:21-22 (NIV) Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. It starts when they’re so young. The other day I walked in on another skirmish. “What happened?” “She hit me!”

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