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Suffering in Silence – Psalm 39

by Jim Jamison

While grumbling and complaining will lead to sinful bitterness, so will ignoring the hurt, by suffering in silence, or affixing a plastic smile to a broke heart. In Psalm 39 we see that David did not want those who did not know the Lord to misunderstand and possibly twist his words and justify all sorts […]

The danger of a complaining heart – Exodus 15:22-24

by Jim Jamison

Doesn’t it seem that some people are professional complainers? Remember the children of Israel right after they finished crossing the Red Sea in Exodus 15:22-24, and the got out into the wilderness and began complaining about not having the water they wanted. God’s people are often incredibly skilled at complaining. We read in Philippians 2:14-16 […]

The power of the tongue – James 3:1-12

by Jim Jamison

I remember while in Jr high I was sitting on the bleachers in our gym and a classmate came over and sat down beside me and said, “you know, if you were to fall of these bleachers, and kill yourself, no one would miss you.” Those words affected me for several years, until I came […]