Joni Eareckson Tada is well known as a Christian how ministers from a life experience as a paraplegic. In an article taken from her book Heaven she recounts a situation where, after another painful physical therapy situation, she hears a question, and responds: “I bet you can’t wait for heaven. You know, like Paul said, …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 44 113. Q. What is required in the tenth commandment? A. That there should never enter our heart even the least inclination or thought contrary to any commandment of God, but that we should always hate sin with our whole heart and find satisfaction and joy in all righteousness. 114. …

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Randy Alcorn is supporting his wife, Nanci, through her season of cancer. God is supporting them both. He writes about the experience of God using the very situations that nobody wants as the circumstances in which faith and Christlikeness grows: If asked, “Do you want to be closer to Jesus, and more like him?” we …

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This is the battle every Christian fights, and it’s the hardest battle in ministry: the battle against yourself. From Jeff Robinson: The ministry is a lot like golf. You really are your own worst enemy. You have to battle you all the time. It comes down to realizing that you are weak. As Paul says …

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