Category Archives: suffering

Lottery Fever

Way of Life Literature – http://www.wayoflife.org Fundamental Baptist Information Service copyright 2013 – Way of Life Literature In the book Money for Nothing: One Man’s Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions, Edward Ugle says the “broke or financially … Continue reading

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End of Life Issues

We all understand that people don’t live forever in this mortal body.  Some people die suddenly under tragic circumstances.  Other people die of natural causes at an age that makes it somewhat easy to accept.  Then there are the other … Continue reading

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Ya Big Bully!!!

                 Let’s see.  When our children are born, they are blank slates that we have the opportunity to write on.  We dream they’ll grow up to serve God one day by becoming whatever it is He wants them to … Continue reading

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The Self-Esteem Lie

                    After having received much positive feedback from some of the men who attended the conference this past weekend, I have decided it would be appropriate to share with others what God laid on my heart to teach.  My … Continue reading

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Psychology and Theology: Depression

                      The DSM-IV (now in a fifth edition) is a manual detailing the criteria needed to help clinicians diagnose and treat multitudes of psychiatric disorders in their clients.  The most highly diagnosed realm within this manual is the Mood … Continue reading

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Assurance in Suffering

              I worked with a woman who was going through a rough patch in her life a few years ago.  She had uncertainty about her health that was affecting every aspect of her life.  She was recently diagnosed with Multiple … Continue reading

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