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The goodness of God

Jesus taught his followers to pray.  He motivated them by telling of the goodness of GodHe knew that suspicion of God’s goodness was the root of sin (God holding back on us). Recently I came across this particular prayer (in older english) which has crystallized what Scripture says: Almighty and everlasting God, which art always […]

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Suffering does not have the last word

One of the callings of a pastor is to walk with people in their suffering. After years of walking with sufferers of bereavement, criminal assault, slanderous accusation, infertility — and the like — I have concluded that suffering is holy ground. It is the place above all others where man wrestles with God. On one […]