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It’s not milk at all actually, it’s solid food that I’m ready to swallow. If you’ve read my blog, heard me speak or have been a friend for any length of time, you’ve probably heard me say that our spiritual … Continue reading
John Piper once wrote, “We do not choose suffering simply because we are told to, but because the One who tells us to describes it as the path to everlasting joy.” And I’ve been walking that path. As Christians, we all are in one way or another…but our suffering is not meant to be wasted. It has purpose, as it leads us closer to Christ.
To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from … Continue reading