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The Gift of the Thorn Part 1

June 29, 2007
Not many people would brag about their weaknesses. In fact, most try to cover up their weaknesses and brag about their strengths. Why did the apostle Paul boast about his weaknesses?

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It is exciting to witness physical miracles. Miracles of physical healing are great, but the miracle of spiritual healing is even better.
June 28, 2007
There’s no formula or guarantee for the miracle of healing. When we do not experience healing, we may not understand the reason, but it doesn’t mean that God loves us any less.
June 27, 2007
C.H. Spurgeon once said, "If there is anything in this world for which I would bless Him more than for anything else it is for pain and affliction." His statement is contrary to natural intuition; are there actually benefits to pain and suffering?
June 26, 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?
June 25, 2007
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
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"The Biography of God" book by Skip Heitzig
Does God exist? Is it possible to know Him? The answer to both questions is a resounding yes. In fact, God wants you to know Him intimately. Discover His character with this month's resource from Connect with Skip Heitzig. In Skip's book The Biography of God, you'll gain a better understanding of who God is as you study His Word and learn about His plans for humankind—and for you.

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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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