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The Value of Trials

I have had and continue to have many trials in my life. A trial is a very difficult situation in our lives which is painful, and which we would rather avoid. Now if God is a loving God, why would He allow trials in our lives? He could eliminate them. He’s all-powerful, isn’t he? So, […]

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John’s Story: Part 2

In my last post, we left off with John laying in his hospital bed, joy on his face, even though he knew he didn’t have long to live. I’ve seen that joy before.  It occurs when a person is a follower of Jesus, and they know it. It happens when there is no doubt in […]

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John’s Story: Part 1

I remember visiting a member of my church in the hospital named John. John had been attending my church for about a year at the time. Every week he would show up at our second service and sit in the back left-hand corner, all the way against the wall. The first time John came to […]