Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, God's love, Living Fully, Trusting God 65 Comments

God Sees Your Disappointment

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are – yet without sin,” (Hebrews 4:15 NIV).

Let’s face it. People let us down. They disappoint us. And so does God. Often our experiences fall short of our expectations for God to meet all our needs the way we think He should,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, General Inspiration, Knowing God, Listening to God, Living Free, Living Fully, Trusting God 14 Comments

Disappointment with God Part 2

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen but on what is unseen.  For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18).

As you live and move and have your being in Christ, at some point, difficult days will come. We live in a fallen world, and suffering is simply a part of it.  Read more…

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When God Says “No”

Today’s Truth
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jeremiah 29:11, NIV).

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Most of us have broken dreams, but they just happen to be different ones. Yesterday I brought you along on one of mine … the dream to be a mommy to a houseful of children.   Read more…

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Living Below the Bar

Today’s Truth
“So Mephibosheth ate at David’s table like one of the king’s sons” (2 Samuel 9:11 NIV).

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Who in the world is Mephibosheth and what possessed his momma to give him such a name?  Well, I can’t answer the second question, but I can shed some light on the first. Mephibosheth was a man who was living way below his potential.   Read more…

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Cheap Nails

Today’s Truth 
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he (she) is a new creation, the old is gone, and the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17).

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One of the greatest philosophers of all time is Charlie Brown, the little round-headed kid in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts cartoon.  But even Charlie Brown has his problems.   Read more…