THE CURSE OF REPROACH IN THE CHURCH

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“Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick. And I looked for sympathy, but there was none, And for comforters, but I found none” (Psalm 69:20). The Church is supposed to be a place of encouragement, strength, and support for the Body of Christ in the face of the sadness...

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PSALM 69:20 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Jan 23-30)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick. And I looked for sympathy, but there was none, And for comforters, but I found none” (Psalm 69:20). The Church is supposed to be a place of encouragement, strength, and support for the...

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Tags: blessings, comfort, difficulties, encouragement, facade, godliness, hidden, prosperity gospel, serenity, spiritual maturity, strength, struggles, support, tears

Bear With One Another

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“Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2). When people are going through trials or difficulties around us, we want to help.  Unfortunately, this often involves us telling them what they “need to do” to get out of their...

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Tags: advice, affliction, burden, bürden, comfort, distress, encouragement, father, fix it, formula, god, hannah, imitate, jeremiah, job, legalism, paul, presence, problems, solution, suffering, support, waiting

Afflicted in Faithfulness

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“It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes” (Psalm 119:71). In this life, the Christian is “afflicted in every way” (2 Cor. 4:8a). This is no surprise because Jesus “was afflicted” (Isaiah 53:7), and He said, “a servant is...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 119:71 - (July 20-27)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 119:71, where the Psalmist shares that affliction brought him closer to God.  Have you felt that way in your life?  The Christian life is one of affliction, Scripture tells us.  Our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ was afflicted, and...

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Tags: affliction, anger, closer to god, comfort, difficulties, father, god, iniquity, jesus, pride, resentment, sin, strength, trials


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