Articles Tagged 'Sorrow' (Page 2)

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Down the Hill, Waiting for the Return

How can you compare these two things?

Phil Ware continues his series on the mission trip to Sagrada Familia, The Community in Lima, Peru, and ties it in this article or post to Jesus' ascension.

Glory Awaits

In this season of memories, what should we hold on to most tightly?

Phil Ware reflects on the death of his grandfather, Daddy Gordon, and remembers his father's passing away, and is reminded of the floods in life that can't sweep away our hope.

Transition out of Darkness

Are you helping transition those you love out of darkness?

Phil Ware continues his series of light on the dark side of the mountain and reminds us of Samuel, the great transitional leader of God.

A Quarter of Remembrance

More than the decorations and gifts, this quarter makes Christmas special!

Mike Cope shares a beautiful story about a family tradition of dropping a quarter into the stockings of everyone in the family at Christmas, this includes a video update.

Go to My Brothers and Tell Them

Who was the first apostle to the apostles?

Phil Ware shares insights into Jesus' appearance to Mary Magdalene and how he commissioned her to go declare his resurrection to his followers.

Woman Behold Your Son

What's a mom supposed to do in a time like this?

Sarah Stirman shares insight stirred by her son's second injury to his ankle and it reminds her of Mary's sacrifice at the cross.

When Your Heart is Breaking

How can you mend a broken heart, especially when it's your own?

Tom Norvell reminds us that broken hearts hurt and we often wish we could be dead, but that God stays close to us.

Leaving the Past, Living the Kingdom

How can I escape my past?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to live for the present to help others and keep our focus on the matters of the Kingdom rather than let our lives get filled with regret for the past.

Beyond Remembering

Who is this person in your life?

Phil Ware talks about his dad and what he remembers learning from his dad before his dad's death.

Everything Is Yours!

How much difference should it make in our lives to know it all is ours?

Tom Norvell remembers the words of the father to the older brother in the parable of the Prodigal son that everything the father has is his, it belongs to him.

Two Weeks

How long has it really been?

It's been two weeks since the awful murders at Virginia Tech and the heartbreak of parents, friends, and classmates.

Laughing Jesus?

How often have you pictured Jesus laughing?

Jesus laughed, and God laughed, and God commanded laughing, and worthy women laugh, and joy is to be a part of our life as followers of Jesus.

Not a Total Loss

How much would you have lost?

A damaging fire that swept through the Norvell home is heartbreaking and hard, but also a reminder of God's constant care.

Feeling Good about Feeling Bad?

Can you actually feel good about your sorrow for sin?

This is an honest look at repentance and sorrow and life change, and reminds us that God's goal isn't our sorrow, but our reformed life.

Take Heart!

What can you hang on to when your world is filled with troubles?

We have all sorts of trouble, heartache, grief, disappointment, discouragement in this world, but Jesus has overcome the world and given us victory.

The Value of Pain

Does pain really serve a useful purpose?

Pain is not always bad -- it is necessary to help us know where we need to change and be changed by the Father.

Personality or Person?

How do you view your church leaders?

We've got to move from viewing people as personalities to seeing them as people to love.

Fine!

What gives us hope in the middle of crisis?

A funeral helps a couple of ministers understand more clearly the grace of God and the power of the human spirit.

Getting Things Right

How are you doing at getting things right?

When we mess things up, we need to confess and say we're sorry and change our behaviors and our heart.

Sorry Rocks

What has repentance led you to change?

Repentance leads us to life change, not to just doing the same ol' relgious thing each week.

It Hurts to Breathe

Have you ever hurt this badly?

Sometimes life hurts us so badly it feels like we can't breathe.