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My heart aches for my dearest friend tonight. I ache and am powerless to help. But no, I can pray. I can carry my friend to Jesus, to the Savior who redeems our pain, our heartache — even our weakness, working “all things… together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28, ESV)

From the great Spurgeon. Timely words on God’s sovereignty in the midst of debilitating depression–

“MY DEAR BRETHREN,—I greatly value your prayers, and I feel intensely grateful for that Benjamin’s share in them which is ever my portion. I never consciously needed your intercessions more than I do just now, for I may say with the psalmist, “He weakened my strength in the way.” After my severe illness, I am trembling like a child who is only just commencing to use his feet. It is with difficulty that I keep…

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  1. Thank you for directing me to this gem. It reminds me of the indescribably encouraging message I listened to last night:
    I hope it blesses you as much as it has me! xoxo

  2. Exactly!! This was very encouraging to me this morning, I had meant to read it the other day but didn’t get to it so thank you for metioning it and bringing it to my rememberance to read it!

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