Tender Mercies & Tough Times

Jeremiah and Lamentations, can be hard books to read. Job can be a hard book to read. Their suffering can be overwhelming. But when you’re in your own hard times, these books give you solace as you realize that others have felt as you feel and thought what you think. They give you strength as […]

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The God *who loves you* is in control

A cliché often heard by Christians who are in the midst of tragedy is God is in control. This platitude sounds spiritual because, of course, it is true, but what Christian doesn’t believe God is in control? As I have been friends with Christian women over the years, listened to them, wept with them and […]

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Psalms 60–62: Rejection & Promises

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Wednesday O give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain. Through God we shall do valiantly, And it is He who will tread down our adversaries. Psalm 60:11–12 – All three psalms in Wednesday’s Bible reading of Psalms 60–62, are psalms of […]

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