Contributed by Alan Perkins on Oct 28, 2001
True, lasting hope comes not from our circumstances, nor does it come from within ourselves. It comes from God.
As a pastor, one of the things I’m called upon to do is to comfort those who are going through difficult circumstances. At times of suffering or crisis, people typically look to the minister for support and encouragement. And so, when tragedy strikes, or the storms of life become overwhelming, or