Times of Trouble Can Turn Out To Be Times of Great Blessing

*Pastor’s Note: Brother Charlie is very prolific in his writing and posting and as I was looking through some of his articles this new one caught my eye and mainly due to the encouragement it gives. Check out his site and you will see links to ALL of his sites. You will never run short of teaching and interesting articles, I guarantee it. Be Blessed!

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Learning From God's Word

1:1-2:11–Times of trouble can turn out to be times of great blessing – ‘God… comforts us in all our affliction’ (1:3-4). Whether good things or bad things are happening to you, don’t forget this: God loves you. His Word is ‘not Yes and No’ – ‘Yes, I love you. No, I don’t love you’. In Christ, His Word is ‘always Yes’ (1:19). How do we know that God loves us? – ‘God showed His love for us in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us’ (Romans 5:8). Whatever may happen to us, nothing can change this great fact: Christ died for us. This is the great fact of God’s love. Life is not easy. There is ‘Satan’, always seeking ‘to gain the advantage over us’ (2:11). We do not stand alone in our battle against Satan. God ‘has given us His Spirit in…

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of intercessory prayer, encouragement and exhortation of the Word of God and author of the ministry blog, For The Love of God. I live in Delta, Colorado with my beautiful wife of 49+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom we affectionately call Bella.
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2 Responses to Times of Trouble Can Turn Out To Be Times of Great Blessing

  1. charlie says:

    Thanks, Roland, for reblogging these notes and for your words of appreciation and encouragement. Thanks, also, to those who liked this post. God bless each of you.

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