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30 Perseverance Quotes for Uncertain Times

Vernon L Williams

Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope. Romans 5:3-4  Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. Hebrews 12:1 For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. Hebrews 10:36  Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication....

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How to Rejoice Despite COVID-19

Vernon L Williams

Jesus speaking to his disciples said: "I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world." (John 16:33 ESV) If you are feeling joyless because of COVID-19, I pray that you will be encouraged by this poem whose author is unknown: Although things are not perfectBecause of tribulation or pain,Continue in thanksgivingDo not begin to blame.Even when the times are hard,Fierce winds are bound to blow;God is forever able—Hold on to what you knowImagine life without His love;Joy would cease to be.Keep thanking Him for all...

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4 Gigantic Things For Which To Give Thanks Every Day

Vernon L Williams

4 Gigantic Things For Which To Give Thanks Every Day

  John Wesley was about 21 years of age when he went to Oxford University. He came from a Christian home, and he was gifted with a keen mind and good looks. Yet, in those days he was a bit snobbish and sarcastic. One night, however, something happened that set in motion a change in Wesley's heart. While speaking with a porter, he discovered that the poor fellow had only one coat and lived in such impoverished conditions that he didn't even have a bed. Yet, he was an unusually happy person, filled with gratitude to God. Wesley, being immature,...

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21 Inspiring Faith Quotes

Vernon L Williams

  Our faith can waver a little bit during difficult times. I hope your faith will be strengthened by these quotes: 1. Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.     -Joel Osteen 2. Faith activates God, fear activates the enemy. -Joel Osteen 3. Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 4. Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. -Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) 5. Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but...

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16 Tested Promises To Stand On In Difficult Times

Vernon L Williams

When difficult times arise,  God promises to: 1. Fight for you. - Exodus 14:14 (NIV) 2. Give you strength if you are weary. - Isaiah 40:29 (NIV) 3. Increase your power when you are weak. - Isaiah 40:29 (NIV) 4. Be with you. - Isaiah 43:2 (NIV) 5. Remain steadfast in his love for you. - Isaiah 54:10 (NIV) 6. Give you wisdom. - James 1:5-7 (NIV) 7. Forgive your sins. - 1 John 1:9 (NIV) 8. Answer your prayers. - Mark 11:24 (NIV) 9. Meet all your needs. - Philippians 4:19 (NIV) 10. Deliver you from your troubles. -...

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