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Ligon Duncan’s T4G 2012 Message

(Listen to the audio HERE. See the video HERE.)

The Underestimated God: God’s Ruthless, Compassionate, Grace in the Pursuit of His Own Glory and His Ministers’ Joy

I want to bring special encouragement for those here who are struggling. We sometimes think the crushing darkness will not come but then it comes.

God wants us to study our disappointments because we will learn what we really love and believe when the bottom falls out.

In our disappointments we forget God is God and that God is good. We are tempted to succumb to idolatry. We think a greater treasure has been taken from us then what God can give us.

You do not want to be in 1 Kings 19 in your ministry. You want to be in 1 Kings 18 at Mount Carmel.

1 Kings 19

What are your greatest losses in life? What are your hopes and treasures that you have never gotten or were taken away. Continue reading

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