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Answers in the Midst of Ashes Part 1

June 25, 2007
Job’s friends are infamous for their role as miserable comforters. How can we be a source of comfort to those who are suffering instead of causing additional misery?

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After experiencing great loss and extreme pain, Job said, "Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him" (Job 13:15). There is sometimes a temptation to grow bitter when we go through hard times, but there is also an opportunity to grow stronger and closer to the Lord. Will you, like Job, trust God no matter what?
June 22, 2007
Some people believe that all suffering is a direct result of sin. However, both the Old and New Testaments prove otherwise. If ever there was an example of a righteous person who suffered, it was Job
June 21, 2007
In times of difficulty, we may feel tempted to push everyone away, including God, but this only leads to deeper despair. The best place to go during times of pain is to the loving arms of God.
June 20, 2007
Several Old Testament prophets asked, “Why do the wicked prosper and the righteous suffer?” A Levite named Asaph struggled with the same question. Although he struggled with this question to the point of feeling envious, through a process of worship, reason, and faith, he was able to conclude that God is good.
June 19, 2007
During this life, we will face trials and pain. At times we won’t understand what is happening or why it is happening, but if we have put our faith in Christ, we can hold on to a living hope.
June 18, 2007
When little kids feel something unfair has happened, they utter, “That’s not fair!” A major question asked by adults is, “How can bad things happen to good people?” We think it’s not fair. How should Christians react when life seems unfair?
June 15, 2007
There is a famous quote by missionary Jim Elliot: "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose." On any given day, somewhere in the world, Christians are persecuted for their faith. The world cannot understand why Christians would risk their lives for their faith, but those who risk their lives know that something better than this life awaits them.
June 14, 2007
When we think of Hebrews 11, we think of incredible stories about men and women with faith. We often think of all the amazing things that happened, but did you know that this chapter also contains reports of persecution, persecution that happened to people with great faith? Like this chapter, the Christian life contains both joy and suffering.
June 13, 2007
People will pay thousands of dollars for things that once belonged to someone famous. Perhaps a size 2 evening gown or celebrity footprints make lovely decorations, but those things will eventually pass away. The love of God is free and unconditional, and it will last forever.
June 12, 2007
We can study what love should look like; we can break it down into small parts and analyze its affect on others; we can even tell others how to love. However, love is ineffective until it moves from knowledge to application.
June 11, 2007
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Study through the Bible verse by verse. Host Skip Heitzig is senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

About Skip Heitzig

Skip Heitzig ministers to over 15,000 people as senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque. He reaches out to thousands across the nation and throughout the world through his multimedia ministry. He is the author of several books including The Bible from 30,000 Feet, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It. He has also published over two dozen booklets in the Lifestyle series, covering aspects of Christian living. He serves on several boards, including Samaritan's Purse and Harvest.

Skip and his wife, Lenya, and son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Janaé, live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Skip and Lenya are the proud grandparents of Seth Nathaniel and Kaydence Joy.

 

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