Tag Archives: Courage

Today’s Quote on Trials

“When the storms of life assail us, we may be tempted to believe that God has abandoned us – but He never will. Instead, He may be making a surprise visit – revealing an aspect of Himself through the trial that we never could have known otherwise.”     ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflecion: Deuteronomy 31:6,8; Isaiah 30:18-20

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Today’s Quote on Trust

“We can’t solve modern problems by going back in time. Retreating to the safety of the familiar is an understandable response, but God has called us to a life of faith. And faith requires us to face the unknown while trusting Him completely.”  ~Charles R. Swindoll

Scripture for reflection: Hebrews 11:1

Today’s Quote on Suffering:

“The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust – not only for all the gifts that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering. Because in that purifying experience, suffering has often been the shortest path to intimacy with God.”  ~Brennan Manning

Scripture for reflection: Romans 5:1-5

Today’s Quote on Adversity

“Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment.”  ~ Og Mandino
Scripture for reflection: James 1:1-27

Today’s Quote on Suffering

“If we cultivate within ourselves a deep rest in God, an existential grasp of His love for us, then we will find that suffering can sting and cause pain, but it can’t uproot us, overthrow us. Because suffering can’t touch our Main Thing – God, His love, and His salvation.”   ~Timothy Keller

For Reflection: Romans 8:8-39