Posts Tagged 'sorrow'

Mourning Death is Natural

October 28th, 2016

Mourning Death is Natural

Genesis 23:2 (KJB)   And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.

Mourning is a natural process of death.  Sadness and weeping are an expected response to the death of a friend or loved one.  Grieving is different for each person and it simply takes time and encouragement for restoration and healing for a heart that is heavy.  Healing ...

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Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

August 24th, 2016

Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV)

There are two kinds of sorrow at work in this world.

One is a sorrow manufactured by circumstances.  Good circumstances bring a time of sadness and tears inevitably followed by a change in condition bringing happiness and rather than sadness.

The second kind of sorrow links together salvation with godly sadness for ...

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Do You Agree with God About Sin?

July 27th, 2016

Do You Agree with God About Sin?

For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. (2 Corinthians 7:8-9 KJV)

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In A Deep Pit

May 23rd, 2016

In A Deep Pit

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me? (Psalm 13:1-2 KJV)

We all find ourselves down trodden and immersed in a deep spiritual pit.  A valley of no hope and only despair.  We ...

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