Darryl's thoughts on the Christian Faith, Facts, and World Events
We have all experienced seasons of suffering and trials. During those times God may seem far away. Even Jesus Christ cried out, "My God why have you forsaken me," from the cross. (Mark 15:34). Hebrews 4:15 says,
"For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin."
I hope you will find this interview with Joni Erikson Tada to be an encouragement to embrace God's grace in the midst of your own suffering and trials. Jesus is the best only answer to our pain whether it be physical or emotional or both.
A Christian Apologist, Author, Missionary, Husband, and Father. Darryl has an MA in Christian Apologetics from Biola University (CA), an MA in TESOL from Azusa Pacific University (CA), and a BA in Political Science from Truman State University (MO).
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I have come to the conclusion that when the Bible says, "the workman is worthy of his wages," (1 Timothy 5:18) that this truth does not ONLY apply to pastors. I believe that it ALSO applies to fairly tipping our waiters and waitresses etc., for their services. This is especially important if they depend on this for their income.
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