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    Three powerful truths

    By Dave Henning / March 11, 2016

    June Hunt concludes Chapter 6 of How to Forgive by discussing three powerful truths Joseph knew that enabled him to entrust himself to God and master his thoughts. 1.  Joseph knew God is sovereign.  Ms. Hunt states Joseph accepted the fact that his life belonged to God.  Therefore, nothing could happen to him apart from […]


      Blessing hidden in the shadows

      By Dave Henning / November 24, 2015

      “There’s nothing life can throw at us that God can’t use to draw us closer to him.”- Kyle Idleman In Chapter 2 of The End of Me, Kyle Idleman observes that it’s human nature to do everything one can to stay away from suffering in the first place.  But we take things one step further […]


        Healing is a process

        By Dave Henning / April 8, 2015

        “For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.”- Psalm 22:24 As Sara Horn concludes Chapter 4 of How Can I Possibly Forgive?, she stresses that when we stay focused  on our scars, those scars […]


          Dark night of the soul

          By Dave Henning / March 19, 2015

          John Ortberg begins Chapter 16 (“Dark Night of the Soul”) of Soul Keeping by observing that if you ask people who don’t believe in God why they don’t believe, the number one reason they give is suffering. Conversely, if you ask people who believe in God what helped them achieve the most spiritual growth, the […]

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