Contributed on Sep 30, 2011
God gives joy to those who abide in Him which is not dependent on circumstances but is actually compatible with pain.
Years ago I spent the last four months of seminary in the Clinical Pastoral Education program or CPE as a chaplain on the third floor of Central Baptist Hospital. It was a great experience, but not one that suited me too well. I was assigned to the respiratory ward where people were mostly ...read more
Contributed on Oct 1, 2011
Those who walk in the Spirit are assured that they will have the peace of God, not the absence of conflict.
Galatians 5:22–23 (NLT) 22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Peace is a major theme of the Bible and that is rather strange ...read more