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 [...]

A Recipe for Overcoming by Marlo Fox

By |2020-12-10T18:12:35+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Another interruption to Interruptions: Every now and then someone else writes an Interruptions. Literally, this has happened every now and then… or exactly twice in 218 Interruptions. Marlo has written both. Her other Interruptions (#187 - look it up at discussed suffering from a teenage perspective. Below, she discusses her secret ingredient for overcoming difficulties [...]

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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