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Sleepless Nights (via Paul Tripp)

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There’s a few readers out there who have trouble sleeping.
Maybe Paul Tripp’s counsel to accept, evict, pursue, and trust will help.
Here’s the beginning, see if what he describes sounds familiar, then follow the link to read the rest.

Sleepless Nights
Have you had any sleepless nights lately? Do you struggle to lay peacefully in bed because something, or someone, is consuming your thoughts?
Maybe it’s a looming deadline and you’re putting all the pressure on yourself to make that big project a success. Maybe it’s a life-altering decision you need to make on behalf of your family and you just don’t know what option is best.
Maybe it’s an act of betrayal and deceit and the good thing you had been working towards is now destroyed by the corruption of another. Maybe it’s news from your doctor about a new physical affliction that’s going to drastically impact your life.
We all struggle to sleep at night, and to be fair, life in a fallen world is harsh and unpredictable. There are many outside factors that make life difficult and provide reason for restless nights.
But I’m deeply persuaded that in the midst of trial, we often abandon our theology. We quit believing that the Bible has the answers for life and we try to take the reins. With the weight of the world now on our self-appointed shoulders, we struggle to get a good night of sleep.
Get A Better Night Of Sleep…

Read the rest at Paul Tripp.

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