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Do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

Recent Articles & Illustrations

Bearing your Cross: A Four-Part Pattern

By jjohnson | May 21, 2018

The cross is ever before the believer, beckoning the us to share in the sufferings of Christ. At times, life will feature unfairness, personality differences,…

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Your Will Requires God’s Power

By jjohnson | May 17, 2018

Thesis 14 of Luther’s Heidelberg Disputation (1518) states, “Free will, after the fall, has power to do good only in a passive capacity, but it…

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Hope in Depression

By jjohnson | June 8, 2017

According to the WHO, 300 million people worldwide are affected by depression.  Depression comes at different levels and forms, and can come from physical illness,…

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