Affliction is defined as “The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, calamity, adversity, persecution” in Webster’s 1828 dictionary. There is a big difference between the effects of short-term trials and long-term afflictions. Psalm 102 will help your faith to flourish during the most difficult times of life.
The Cry of the Afflicted
Psalm 102:1–2, 24
“Hear my prayer, O LORD, And let my cry come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me In the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: In the day when I call answer me speedily. I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: Thy years are throughout all generations.”
Affliction causes us to cry out to the Lord. Where else can you go when your heart is breaking? (more…)
What if there was a guaranteed way to defeat the devil today? The Bible tells us how! You can use these methods today to experience victory in your life.
“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.” Revelation 12:11
Every Christian is familiar with the great enemy of God and Good. He is known by many names is Scripture. One of his most well known names is “The Devil”. He is not an idea or an influence. He is a fallen angel who rebelled against God and is bent on destruction. Billy Sunday once said that he knew there was a devil for the following reasons: (more…)
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
This familiar Scripture has been convicting the hearts of God’s people for 3,000 years. The simplicity of it’s wording belies the power of it’s message. TRUST IN THE LORD. Four simple words that cut to the heart of the great human problem. We just don’t trust the LORD. (more…)