Joy of My Heart with Anne Graham Lotz - July 27

July 27

Triumph Over Suffering

In the time of trouble He shall hide me in His pavilion; in the secret place of His tabernacle He shall hide me.

Psalm 27:5, nkjv

Believers of every generation have triumphed over their suffering as they placed their faith in God, trusting Him even when they didn’t understand why. And every generation has suffered to a greater or lesser degree.

My generation has not been exempt. There has been unfathomable hopelessness and helplessness in the killing fields of Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, in the massacres under the vicious anarchy of the Red Guard in China, in the senseless slaughter between tribes in Rwanda, in the torture chambers supervised by the butcher of Baghdad. . . .Sometimes it’s just so hard to understand!

Yet God is bigger than our suffering. We can have hope as we place our trust in Him—in His faithfulness and in His ability to work out in our lives His purposes that will be for our ultimate good and His eternal glory.  So . . . when you suffer, just trust Him!

©2012 Anne Graham Lotz. All rights reserved.


THE KEY TO A LIFE OF IMPACT

What are the secrets to a life of impact? Daniel achieved greatness in the eyes of his contemporaries, in the eyes of history, and most importantly, in the eyes of God. His faith did not waver as he faced his critics, as he served new kings in power, or even as he confronted hungry lions. How can we achieve that kind of faith today? Twenty intentional, key choices made all the difference. Daniel’s choices can be ours, such as:

•  The choice to listen
•  The choice to forgive
•  The choice to pray

Cultivate a life-changing faith when you learn to implement The Daniel Key into your everyday life. Request your copy!

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