My wifes name is Judy. 1 Pet 1:3-9. In dealing with a life treatening time in my life, it was so hard with a husband and daughter to imagine not being here for them. Practice Contentment. We have to let God dwell in us and us in him so as for us to be fruitful. Am going thru a hard time dt every thing seems not 2 be working out 4 me and my family, we have been encountering disappointments, our rent has not been paid! I, therefore as of today wish to retreat from my faith and ” go solo ” . Lost my job. According to the Apostle Paul, “Without faith it is impossible to please [God]: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” 3 you’ve given me some great steps to live by and to have faith and keep having it and to just trust in god and know that something good is going to happen and that He has a plan for each and every one of us whether we choose to take the smooth, clear road or the rough, bumpy dark road because I have been having a lot of struggle and difficulties in my schooling years and it has all just become a lot and too hard for me to handle so I am printing this out and putting this on my wall so every morning when I wake up I would read it and have faith throughout my day. Our faith should grow day by day by reading the word of God and believing in him that he is the Alpha and Omega. Hello all, today was the day when I lost my both ovaries cos of endometriosis.I lost all my faith in God,and when I am reading this blog I have seen that there is still some hope for god.pls show me some path on how I can come out of this depressing situation.pls help me. We all have these trials. Why wasn’t He answering my prayers? Eph. Hi um to whoever wrote this thank you Thank. Is he feeling betrayed by God? ….because for one reason or another, I would stop going to Church, praying, and occasionally questioned the existence of God. But in Tonga, the rain did not stop. l loose my faith a lot of times when I’m going through .But I know that’s a part of having faith and having patience. Hi Bharti… I’m praying for you sister, and I’m so sorry to hear about the pain you are going through. Those bad decisions could be anything, either your drinking habits, or less marks in examinations, or some more complicated problem. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” When we place our faith in Jesus, we believe in Him, and God grants His righteousness to us. It’s fulfilling to reflect on what God’s doing in our lives! Remember when Thomas didn’t believe that Jesus really appeared to the other apostles while he was gone? Get Daily Inspiration. Dose of daily prayers and inspiring stories to read. God’s good to encourage us through each other. Allow the Lord to lead you on your journey of spiritual discovery. Keep choosing God over and over and over. I don’t know if I’m praying incorrectly or if I am. Please pray for me. Hebrews 11:1 teaches, "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." He is risen to bless the lives of all of God’s children, wherever they live. I have been praying for such a long time for a very special petition It’s a good reminder that God will honor those with good hearts who hear and retain the Word of God and grow it in our hearts. I am going through a really bad time.i hate waking up in the morning.my ex partner and I have split,but the last thing we told each other was “I love u”.i feel half a man,nothing seems whole to me.i know I can give much more to the world,but feel like I’m living a slow hell. When you have a good thing he will try and take it away. You have taught me so much in such a small amount of time. Miracles come according to your faith in the Lord. Tom I just prayed for you and your wife Judy . It’s a good fight, but it’s definitely a battle.So unless we have a clear vision of what it is that we are fighting for, we will quickly grow weary in our battle. Do I have this right? I feel God trying to stretch me in new directions to help me to grow in my faith and understanding, and this article I think is Him telling me that that’s what He is doing. Hi Stephanie, The mustard seed starts small but grows into a tree large enough for birds to nest in its branches. Your mountains may be loneliness, doubt, illness, or other personal problems. Jesus is the author of our faith (the one who initiated the relationship), and He is the perfecter of our faith (the one who will see it through to the end). Thanks for this advice for keeping faith. It doesn’t matter if the whole world is coming against me; if God is with us who can be against us? He loves you. How are things going? Thank you!! My dear brothers and sisters, I am grateful for the privilege of speaking with you on this Easter Sunday.1 The atoning sacrifice and Resurrection of Jesus Christ changed each of our lives forever. It takes faith to join the Church and remain faithful. 4 (2014), 115. Initially, I was not going to Church, but I firmly believed in God, and I prayed. We’ve heard so many amazing testimonies. Being away from family and friends, miles away… and not being able to follow uo studies judiciously because of lack of adequate finances..but from the moment i read this, I felt so inspired and motivated, i´l keep the faith and plead you also pray for me …Actualy, there is a software course which i want to do but do not have enought finances to do it but i trust and beleive strongly that God will make a way, not only in this issue, but in the success of life as an entirety…, Sometimes being far from those we love gives us that special time to grow closer and depend deeply on God… even to bring good friends into our life in our new location. . Our footsteps are ordered, and I am thankful for that. I was feeling very depress today. 53, no. Sometimes it feels like He is just punishing me because I have been bad or something. A message, my friends, is keep the faith. Absolutely you and your wife are in my prayers, and I ask that all who read this continue to lift you up in prayer. We all have times where we struggle with faith, some more than others, but I pray even now that God bless you and keep you, and that you will feel his presence. Me too! The first thing I thought when I read your comment was “Weekend to Remember”… it’s a program by Family Life focused completely on marriage. Study with the desire to believe rather than with the hope that you can find a flaw in the fabric of a prophet’s life or a discrepancy in the scriptures. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that is in keeping with faith Hebrews 11:7. And then Jesus appears to Thomas, right there in front of everyone, and Thomas says, “My Lord my God!” What does Jesus say? It seems to be a recurring theme in all my Bible study as of late. When I have temptations to doubt, I think about all the ways God has shown himself over and over again, including when I was broken and he gave me a real life. From what you wrote is sounds like maybe as a result of hurtful circumstances or the choices people have made in your son’s life, he feels God is to blame (as in that perhaps God has “cursed” him)? I too am a Catholic, and enduring hardships at the moment. I used to think that too. I started to give up on faith and my kids, didn’t know what to except the pain im going threw or the fact that I’m giving up. I perceive God to be synonymous with suffering and fail to comprehend how this negative aspect of faith to be purposeful. My life has been indented with an overwhelming and inordinate amount of suffering that still persists. 160 likes. thanks. ! Praying for all success! When we ask, “Where are you, God?” and hear crickets chirping, that’s when we’re left to decide. 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