Tag Archives: doubt

A Spellbound Captive of the Night

  “We are all infected and impure with sin.       When we display our righteous deeds,       they are nothing but filthy rags.    Like autumn leaves, we wither and fall,       and our sins sweep us away like the wind.” Isaiah 64:6, NLT … Continue reading

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Is it Wrong to Get Angry with God?

Interview with Dr. Billy Graham Q: Is it wrong to get angry at God? I’ve beten through some very hard times recently and I feel like God has let me down. I’d like to get past this, I guess, but … Continue reading

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Anxiety: Strength Emptied

“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” Charles Spurgeon We wrestle with amazing issues, they parade like certainties.  That is part of their strength.  Anxiety over our future, is a very difficult … Continue reading

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Paranoia and Delusions, Oh My!

Didn’t really sleep last night but an interesting day.  Hope it continues to develop in that direction.  I really need a good day to come along right now. Been thinking about paranoia.  It comes loaded up with delusions.  They are … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid, Just Trust

“Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. 8 Keep this … Continue reading

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Being Held, Being Secure

Being Held, Being Secure All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out.  John 6:37   Being insecure is like sipping sulfuric acid from a … Continue reading

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