Trials and tribulations

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Irene Tiedt

Sometimes your clearest view of God will be in the fire and trials of life. - SermonQuotes

Sometimes your clearest view of God will be in the fire and trials of life. – Steven Furtick

3 Truths for Life this Side of Heaven

“...pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” C.S. Lewis in The Problem with Pain Anyone who has walked through pain understands the rousing it brings. God’s lessons come hard and fast in suffering. It brings into sharp relief the things that matter in this life and the things that don’t. But it's not just this life that has been clarified. I also understand more…

Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop!

Welcome to a Saturday Blog Hop at Create with Connie & Mary. The month of May is quickly disappearing isn't it? Hopefully that means the warm weather will arrive soon. It snowed here a few days ago....seriously! All month long we've been creating projects according to lyric choices and this week is Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John (shades of yellow colors). I love that the stamp set I chose is more of a get well or thinking of you type set BUT, when adding in the yellow shade, it…

Meet the New You

In Meet the New You, Elisa Pulliam empowers women to take charge of their own life transformation by engaging in a meaningful relationship with God and His Word. Each chapter gives practical and in…

3 New Mindsets Christians Should Adopt |

Christians, being God's people, need to adopt three new mindsets that should change the way we look and respond to trials and challenges.

The Beauty of Choosing to be Refined

The Refiner’s Fire paints such a beautiful picture for us. You might have heard the story before about the woman who goes to a silversmith to watch the process of refining silver. The Refiner’s Fire As she watched the silversmith, he held a piece of silver over the fire and let it heat up. He …

NIV Verse of the Day: James 1:12

12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

Why God Permits Temptations

Contemplation on St Isaac the Syrian’s 61st Homily As the sun continues to rise on the just and the unjust alike, so too do various trials and temptations face each of us. These unwelcome attacks a…

December 20, 2017 – AnaStpaul

8 posts published by AnaStpaul on December 20, 2017

The Comforter of the Afflicted

"Through her martyrdom, Mary has become in a special way the comforter of the afflicted. It was by her own experience of sorrow that she was taught the sympathy which enables her to comfort her children in all their afflictions. God have her a mighty and sympathetic heart for this great task." "For all God's children, the way to Heaven leads across the mount of Calvary - the way of trail and suffering. In the company of our Sorrowful Mother, we walk more easily, fight more courageously, and…

GeneralConference on Twitter

““Tribulations often enrich, refine, and guide us to a deeper understanding of the purpose of our existence.” #ldsconf”

Worthy Wednesday: FIRE

Hot. Smoke. Don’t Touch. Destruction. My first thoughts of fire run toward its negative aspects. BUT… Warmth. Cooking. Family Fun. Survival. 1 Peter 1:7 compares our life trials as…FIRE. trial the act of trying, testing, or putting to the proof. Hardships. Struggles. Losses. Life Happens. But WHEN we remain strong (because God will provide strength) we will be refined… like gold. You see, the costly metal doesn’t come out of the ground in a…