Three Ways To Find Joy In Suffering

By |2021-05-18T12:45:55+00:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

The New Testament teaches three ways to find joy during suffering. Suffering for others. Suffering as a mindset. Suffering for perfection. Suffering for others... Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross.  Hebrews 12:2 ESV Jesus suffered for you. God became human, died [...]

My Guardrails of Peace and Joy

By |2021-02-11T20:49:29+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

May our God of hope, fill you with joy and peace as you trust Him. Through the power of the Spirit, you will experience God coming close to fulfill your expectations, so that you will have confidence in your future.  Romans 15:13 (OGV - Old Guy Version) I was driving on the left side of the [...]

Joy and Peace: Guardians of Happiness

By |2020-11-13T20:07:13+00:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

You have put joy in my heart, more than when the grain and new wine are abundant. In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, Lord, have me dwell in safety.  Psalm 4:7-8 Joy and peace are my guardians. I focus on joy and peace in my prayers because I can discern when I do not [...]

Suffering as Joy

By |2020-10-19T17:19:38+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

No one likes to suffer. Yet, Hebrews 12:2 says, "Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God." Personally, I like to focus on Jesus’s statement that we can ask anything in [...]

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