Stephen Smith (Texas)
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Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33 (NIV)
My life was in shambles. Working three jobs, I still couldn’t support my family. I felt like a failure. At home, my sons had drifted into destructive pursuits. My wife and I barely spoke. I felt isolated and alone. At night I would pray to die and awaken disappointed to...
When we draw near to God, God will draw near to us. (See Jas. 4:8.)
Someone considering suicide
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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