Here is a post from a fine young man who is fighting for joy in the face of death. I thank God for him and for the way the Lord is breaking his heart and healing it at the same time.
This has been a rough year for me, and in the days leading up to Thanksgiving Day, I’ve been contemplating what exactly I am thankful for. As some of you may know, my fiancé passed away February 5, and this whole year I’ve been struggling to find things for which I can be thankful. But over
the course of this past week, and my Bible study yesterday morning, I believe I’ve found what I’m thankful for.
In Ephesians 1 verses 15 through 19, Paul goes through how he prays for the church at Ephesus. I’m not sure why this text struck me in this way; I’ve read it so many times before. But it did strike me differently. Here is the full text (HCSB):
This is why, since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, I never stop giving thanks for…
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