Category Archives: hurts

God’s Gift of Forgiveness by charles stanley

God’s Gift of Forgiveness COLOSSIANS 3:12-14 Motivated by love, God provided a way for our sins to be forgiven. He sent Jesus to be our Savior; when we trust in His substitutionary sacrifice on our behalf, we receive His gift … Continue reading

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The Storms of Life by charles stanley

The Storms of Life GENESIS 50:15-21 When life gets hard, we tend to get upset and wonder how soon the difficulty will end. But God wants us to focus on Him in times of trouble. As we do, we will … Continue reading

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LET GO OF THE PAST

LET GO OF THE PAST My child, Give up! Give up those hurts of the past. It’s time to move on. satan loves to have you live in the past because that renders you ineffective to live in the present-in … Continue reading

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LESSONS ON LIFE

LESSONS ON LIFE   There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a … Continue reading

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Affirmations for Forgiveness

  Affirmations for Forgiveness: I set myself free from mistakes of the past. I forgive myself. My painful past is forgiven and forgotten. I am thankful for my experiences that brought me to the place of understanding where I am … Continue reading

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THE LESSON OF THE COFFEE BEAN

THE LESSON OF THE COFFEE BEAN   A daughter complained to her father about how hard things were for her.”As soon as I solve one problem,” she said, “another one comes up. I’m tired of struggling.”   Her father, a … Continue reading

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External Causes of Discouragement by charles stanley

External Causes of Discouragement Colossians 3:21 Discouragement can hit us from many angles, depleting our energy and productivity. Wise believers will learn to detect its sources in order to avoid this paralyzing effect. Today, let’s examine some external causes. 1. … Continue reading

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The Nature of Discouragement by charles stanley

The Nature of Discouragement Psalm 16:7-11 Discouragement is a powerful, destructive force. Before we can understand how to rid our lives of this deadly landmine, we must recognize its harmful nature. Understand that discouragement… 1. Is something we choose. Nobody … Continue reading

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Dealing With Discouragement by charles stanley

Dealing With Discouragement Psalm 42:1-8 How can we conquer discouragement? Let me suggest nine specific steps: 1. Look within. Prayerfully examine yourself for the underlying cause. 2. Admit that you are discouraged. It’s easy to avoid, ignore, or lie about … Continue reading

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The Results of Insecurity by charles stanley

The Results of Insecurity Psalm 143:8 We’ve already seen some of the areas where insecurity shows up. Now we need to turn our attention to its effects. To start, insecure people have difficulty establishing good, lasting relationships. They simply cannot … Continue reading

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