Wednesday, March 25, 2009

MTC Scripture Study: Hope

Elizabeth VanDenBerghe believers know even with strong reliance on the Lord, not all is sunny and darkness often looms, but as a suffering Job "Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward (Job 5:7) But in those troubles, religion lightens the load--offering hope, renewing strength, uniting families and encouraging followers to help one another.

Matthew 11:28, 30

Faster recoveries, health, less suicide. Faith promotes coping, happiness factor. Ezra Taft Benson Larry King Live: "Religion offers no shield for wickedness, for evil, for those kind of things. The God in whom I believe does not foster this kind of action. He is a God of mercy, love, peace and reassurance.

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