Let Tomorrow Take Care Of Itself

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, April 30, 2020

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Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Matthew 6:34 NIV After nearly a couple of months of practicing social distancing while sheltering-in-place, many people are becoming restless and longing for things to get back to the way they were. Many people are feverishly advocating for the sheltering-in-place order to be  ..

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Keeping The Faith In Hard Times

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Keeping the faith in hard times is challenging for most people. Though faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen, we generally want to have something to hold on to in hard times so we can keep the faith. Many people go into survival mode in hard times and do not have the strength to walk by faith. Perhaps, they may have been disappointed so many times that they ..

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Weathering The Storm

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Monday, April 27, 2020

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You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the storm. Isaiah 25:4 In 2006, on my way back from a mission trip to Brazil, the plane experienced much turbulence. The pilot warned the passengers to fasten their seatbelts and hold on. The plane shook violently as many of the passengers started to scream out of fear. Strangely, the Lord made  ..

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God Is Still There

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Friday, April 24, 2020

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"The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing." Zephaniah 3:17 As of this morning, the official number of people who died from coronavirus is at 50,372 in the U.S. Some health experts, however, have indicated that the real number of people who died from coronavir ..

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Patient In Affliction

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Renowned boxing promoter Don King said, “You can't find anything better than boxing because of the trials and errors, the ups and downs, the struggle when you get knocked down to get back up. Use it symbolically and interchangeably for life.” Charles H. Spurgeon said, “Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil and let us see what we are made of.” For many peopl ..

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An Anchor When We are Afraid

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19 An anchor is defined as “a heavy object attached to a rope or chain and used to moor a vessel to the sea bottom. Anchors are particularly essential during times of storm as they help to secure boats when the sea waves toss them about. Without an anchor, a boat could not dock or standstill. An anchor provides rel ..

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Dealing With The Distress Of Sheltering-in-Place

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Monday, April 20, 2020

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From my distress I called upon the Lord; The Lord answered me and set me in a large place. Psalm 118:5 (ASV) Many people are struggling with a higher level of stress as they are forced to shelter-in-place. In many instances, the higher level of stress has led to distress, yet these individuals feel stuck because they lack the coping mechanisms to help them deal with their distress. Some peop ..

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The Power Of Worship

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Friday, April 17, 2020

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Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you. Exodus 23:25 | NIV Many of us may not be thinking about the applicability of worship during this Coronavirus pandemic. Some people think that just because they are not able to participate in corporate worship, they do not have to worship. However, worship is the lifeblood of  ..

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The Ministry of Comfort

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 ESV The word comfort is defined as “giving solace or consolation, soothe from pain.” In some cases, it is also defined as encouragement. The Greek word for comfo ..

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Take Heart

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 | NIV Illustration A man stopped to watch a Little League baseball game. He asked one of the youngsters what the score was. ”We’re losing 18-0,” was the answer. “Well,” said the man. ”I must say you  ..

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