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Vital Step to a Radiant Faith-Perseverance

April 19th, 2023 No comments
JOHN SHIRK – In the Year to Shine, today’s Vital Step to a Radiant Faith is Perseverance. Second Peter chapter 1 encourages us to add certain qualities to our faith, more »

Faith Building Verse-Job 23:10

August 8th, 2022 No comments
JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Faith-Building Verse is Job 23:10. In the midst of grief, pain, and affliction, Job said, “But he knows the way that I take; when he has more »

Faith Building Verse-James 1:12

February 18th, 2022 No comments
JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Faith-Building Verse is James 1:12. James 1:12 says, “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial, because having stood the test, that person will receive the more »

Daily Challenge-Persevere In Hope

June 3rd, 2021 No comments
JOHN SHIRK – In the Year of Endurance, today’s Daily Challenge motivates us to persevere in hope. Through the frustrations and heartaches of life, we have a hope that helps more »

Good News Focus-Integrity and Influence

August 10th, 2020 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - This good news focus examines First Timothy 4 verse 16. We see the importance of believing sound doctrine and living out the teachings of the Bible, in the context of following Jesus.

20/20 Insight-Growth in Godly Character

May 27th, 2020 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - One of the ways that God builds character into our lives is through adversity. Though never pleasant, the trials of our faith become opportunities for our faith to thrive as we press in to God and press on in the faith.

Good News Focus-Purpose in Trials

February 20th, 2020 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - We may not enjoy the process of having our faith tested, but James pointed out that we can take joy in seeing the fruit that a trial produces. Here is some encouragement for anyone going through a difficult season right now.

Freedom Phrase-The Right Focus

October 9th, 2019 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - In times of temptation, discouragement, or persecution, there is a place to turn for the strength to press on in the faith. Fix our eyes on Jesus. Find encouragement in His example.

Eye On Integrity-Perseverance and Maturity

July 24th, 2018 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - If trials are so difficult to go through, how is it that in the Bible, the book of James tells us to consider it pure joy whenever we face trials of many kinds? Hardship is normally painful, not pleasant. Maybe the opportunity for spiritual…

Lesson Of Faith-Perseverance of Job

September 3rd, 2013 No comments
JOHN SHIRK - The life of Job is worth a careful study when we are going through a deep valley of grief or loss. James reflected on Job's perseverance to encourage us to press on in the faith in the midst of circumstances that would tempt us to give up.