Berean Lamp Devotional - Why Do We Suffer?

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“Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good” (1 Peter 4:19). Oftentimes man’s first response to suffering is to cry, “Why is this happening?  I don’t deserve this!  This isn’t...

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Tags: confidence, consequences, crowns, curse, devil, eden, endurance, jesus, rebellion, redemption, reproach, rewards, salvation, satan, savior, sin, suffering, temptation, toil, vain

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - 1 Peter 4:19 - (Sep 24-Oct 1)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 Peter, where we continue our look at connections between temptation, persecution, and suffering.  This week, we want to look at suffering specifically.  Why do we suffer in this life?  Where does all the pain and suffering come...

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Tags: corruption, cross, crown, death, devil, endurance, fall, god, jesus, redemption, reproach, rewards, satan, suffering, temptation, vain, sin rebellion

Berean Lamp Devotional - Suffering Persecution by the Devil

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“Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name” (1 Peter 4:16). We often take this verse to refer to our suffering persecution at the hands of men for our testimony, but what about our suffering directly at the hands of the...

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Tags: devil, identity, jesus, persecution, prayer, satan, suffering, temptation, trust, will, word

Berean Lamp Devotional - Suffering Temptations with Jesus

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“And if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him” (Romans 8:17). How does the Believer suffer with Jesus?  Oftentimes we feel guilt because our lives don’t “measure...

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Tags: endurance, enduring, jesus, persecution, suffering, temptation

Berean Lamp Devotional - Enduring Our Betrothal

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“For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart” (Hebrews 12:3). God knew the Church would have need of encouragement during her betrothal (or sanctification) period, while she is still separated from Jesus...

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Tags: betrothal, bride, bridegroom, change, church, discontent, endurance, enduring, jesus, justification, marriage, preparation, salvation, sanctification, suffering, waiting

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Hebrews 12:3 - (Sep 3-9)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Hebrews 12, where we continue to look at the Bride and her relationship to her Lord.  In particular, we are called to consider what Jesus endured for us, when we struggle to endure our sanctification for Him.  Let's look at what Scripture says...

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Tags: betrothal, bride, bridegroom, choice, church, endurance, god, god's will, jesus, marriage, our will, sanctification


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