Working On Our Patience

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert God chooses us in the furnace of affliction is so his name is not polluted. It’s vitally important that we are refined by the fire of affliction so we can shine brighter for the Lord. Isaiah 48:10-11 Behold, I have...

Focusing On Perfecting Ourselves

When we get saved, we need to focus on perfecting ourselves – attitudes, demeanor, endurance, steadfastness, patience. Psalm 138:7-8 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and...

Waiting On God

One of the hardest tests we have is for patience to wait on God and then have courage to accept when things don’t go the way we’d like. This is the 3rd month of sheltering in place, wearing masks, and social distancing because of the coronavirus. Waiting...

Afflictions

Afflictions: pain, illness, distresses, anything that causes physical or mental upset. Psalm 34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all. God has a purpose in afflictions. Afflictions are temporary but some last a long...

Thankful In All Things

The children of Israel were unthankful because of unbelief. We have to learn to be thankful in all things. I Corinthians 10:1-3 Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;...