Tribulations of the Brethren

HAVE YOU ever felt hopeless and discouraged from witnessing a loved one struggle in their walk with our Savior?

More often then not, the enemy uses the countless trials and tribulations of others to bring ‘discouragement’ into the lives of those serving in First Nations ministry.

TODAY, I INVITE YOU to pray with me that our Native people and those serving in Native Ministry will be encouraged.

Job 36:15-16 says, “Hard times and trouble are God’s way of getting our attention! And at this very moment, God deeply desires to lead you from trouble and to spread your table with your favorite food.”

Ephesians 3:13 says, “That’s why you should not be discouraged when I suffer for you. After all, it will bring honor to you.”

Ask our Creator NOT to allow our First Nations people and those serving in Native Ministry to lose heart in witnessing the tribulations of our brethren, our friends, our relatives and our people.

I like to study with 5 translations. As you go through these studies, I encourage you to do the same. “The Scriptures” is a translation that includes the original Hebrew names and has the books in chronological order. The Contemporary English Version (CEV) is a translation that is written for ‘oral tradition’ peoples and it flows well while reading it aloud. The Amplified version is one where meanings of words and phrases are ‘amplified’ for better understanding. The King James Version (KJV) is the translation that works well with Strong’s Concordance. The Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) is a great companion version that I find gives great insight.

Ephesians 3:13-19; Psalm 90:14; Psalm 126:4-6; Isaiah 54:7-10; Romans 5:3-5; 1 Thessalonians 3:3-4; 1 Peter 5:10.

BONUS: John 11:35 (KJV)

AUDIO: Week 46

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(Note: This message is number 46 in a series that begins the first Monday in January each year.)


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100 Days Of Indigenous Wisdom
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Luke’s Gospel in Cherokee
John’s Gospel in Cherokee
The Acts of the Apostles in Cherokee
ROMANS in Cherokee
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John’s Revelation in Cherokee
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