Category Archives: Trials

Sorrow Walked with Me

One of my daughters gifted me with personalized daily scripture cards. Yesterday, mine read: Think about me, Bernie! “I will keep in perfect peace all those who trust in me, whose thoughts turn often to me, the Lord.”  Isaiah 26:3 … Continue reading

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Are You Strong Enough?

A tremor of excitement and peace overwhelms the senses when standing on the mountain peak of a 14’er, bathing in God’s beauty.  How amazing to stand in awe and breathe in His calm and experience a small piece of eternity and … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Truth – Part 3 of 3

Hebrews 13:3 – “Remember the prisoners as if chained with them – those who are mistreated – since you yourselves are in the body also.” NKJV A voice for the voiceless –  Richard Wurmbrand did remember his fellow prisoners, bound … Continue reading

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The Truth about the “Truth”- Part 2 of 3

I suffered in the West more – After 14 years of imprisonment, the Lord provided the means for the release of Richard Wurmbrand in a general amnesty.  Christians in Norway negotiated with the communist leaders for his release from Romania at the … Continue reading

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The Truth about the “Truth”- Part 1 of 3

Hebrews 11:35-38 – “Women received back their dead, raised to life again. There were others who were tortured, refusing to be released so that they might gain an even better resurrection.  Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. They … Continue reading

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He Makes all Things Beautiful…

Ecclesiastes 3:11 “He has made everything beautiful in its time.  He has planted eternity in men’s hearts and minds, yet so that men cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.” There is a time … Continue reading

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Hope in the Midst of Trials and Tribulation

Romans 8:35-39 “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?   As it is written:  For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as … Continue reading

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Come to Me, All You Who are Weary

Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to Me, all you who are weary and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you to rest. [I will ease and relieve and refresh your souls.] Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for … Continue reading

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America, will you heed the call?

Isaiah 6 – “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple.  Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings … Continue reading

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Yea, though I walk…

Sometimes, new beginnings don’t start with silver linings, but are forged through trials in our lives. Psalms 23:4 –“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; … Continue reading

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