Blog Posts by Jon Bloom

The Antidepressant of Wonder

Jon Bloom

Living in this world tends to make us feel thin. We feel, with Bilbo Baggins, “like butter scraped over too much bread.” Another beheading, another disease epidemic, another leader’s adultery exposed, another day struggling within and without against unrelenting evil.

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True Grit

Jon Bloom

All kinds of adversity, because of God’s grace, strengthens the Christian’s faith. Just like our brains and our bodies, faith is only strengthened by vigorous exercise. Adversity produces strong, gritty faith.

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When God Seems Silent

Jon Bloom

So you desire God and ask for more of him and what do you get? Stuck in a desert feeling deserted. You feel disoriented and desperate. Don’t despair. . . . It’s how it feels, it’s not how it is. You are not alone. God is with you (Psalm 23:4).

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