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This verse, penned by the apostle Paul, became my firm foundation in Christ. It gave me a solid assurance that the Lord would never allow me to pass through a temptation that was too difficult to endure.
God protected me that day. He was “a place of refuge on the day of my distress.” He promises to protect you too.
In our attempt to be right, we refuse to hear the other side of the argument and judge others for seeing things differently than we do without even trying to understand them.
Romans 15:13 is important to me because there was a moment in my life when I felt I was losing everything; that there was no hope. But God showed me there was hope and that I would be fine.
Earlier this year, members of the Far West End church in Rockville, Va., went “beyond the walls” in ministry to help beautify their community.
This verse became real to me during my junior year in college. I had just come home from my student nursing clinical on April 6, 1993, when I received a call from my mother. I could hardly believe the news she told me.
This verse reminds me to trust in the Lord, regardless of whatever is going on in my life or the world. It points out that, although I may not understand things and/or people at times, if I acknowledge Him and continue to believe that He knows what’s best for me, everything will turn out fine.
I like Genesis 41:39 because it shows God’s power and what He can do, especially in this abbreviated version on the story of Joseph.
Coats for children and adults are needed to help Afghan refugee families in the Washington, D.C., area. Drop off is on October 10 at the Beltsillve church in Maryland.
Lola Moore-Johnston was recently installed as the senior pastor of the Restoration Praise Center in Bowie, Md., making this the first time in the Potomac Conference that a female has been selected the lead pastor of a congregation.