Virtue of the Week: Suffering a Cause

Dear Friends, First of all, I want to thank each and every one of you who has been praying for my health. Your prayers have made all the difference. I love you all. My health status is as follows. Last Monday, I underwent liver transplant surgery at OHSU. The surgery lasted about 8 hours. I […]

Virtue of the Week: Suffering a Cause

What a waste! In his excellent book, Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper tells about Ruby Eliason and Laura Edwards, who died in April, 2000, in Cameroon, West Africa. Ruby was over eighty, had been single all her life, and had spent her life making the gospel known among the unreached, poor, and sick. Laura […]

What great cause are you suffering?

What great cause are you suffering? The Man in the Mirror When you get what you want in your struggle for self, And the world makes you king for a day, Then go to the mirror and look at yourself, And see what that man has to say. For it isn’t a man’s father, mother […]

Virtue of the Week: Suffering a Cause

Suffering a Cause To undergo a penalty, pain, or loss in defending a principle, ideal, goal, or movement. The glory to come from suffering a cause far outweighs the affliction of the present. The affliction is light and temporary when compared with the all-surpassing and everlasting success of our cause. It is not merely that […]