hardship Tag

The Puritans, Dorothy Gale, & Looking Forward To Going Home

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A couple of weeks ago I shared a non-expository (although I used tons of Scripture!) sermon about Heaven in which I used the classic 1939 movie ‘The Wizard of Oz’ as a springboard.  The basic premise was that each character in the movie was trying to find their meaning, significance, purpose, and primarily peace in particular attributes, abilities, or personality traits that they felt were lacking in their life. The Scarecrow was under the false impression that education or intelligence would make him significant and give his life meaning. The Tin Man believed that if he had a heart, then he would...

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Really? No More Hardships Next Year?

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A friend from up north posted this meme (Technically called an ‘image macros') on Facebook a week ago, and thus inspired me to write a Words of Grace about it. He was just reposting it from someone else, and I spoke with him to make sure he understood that if and when I wrote about this so-called ‘God promise’ I wasn’t insulting him, but actually would hope that it would encourage him since he’s gone through a tough time physically/medically these past few years. He told me to go for it . We’ve all seen posts such as this (if you’re on...

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