2Jeff Smith = "Despite his tremendous suffering, Paul wrote to encourage the Philippians with joy because he knew and believed that God loved him and was with him."
3Cary W = "One of the most effective weapons we have in times of darkness, coldness is to act as if the Son is already shining in the darkest of places; to act as if we are already in the arms and victory of Christ and the Father. To laugh anyway, because we know God is at work in all things."
4Jeff Smith = "God is not distant; he is a constant friend and father. See Psalm 46: "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble"."
5Cary W = "When we first believe on Christ Jesus, the Father imputes His Spirit, Peace, Love and Joy into our spirit, then seals us as His very own possession and offspring. Sanctification through the blood and body of Jesus makes us all Saints."
6Cary W = "The difference between a follower of Christ and an ordinary person is that the Christian is no longer dependent upon their own strength and wit to live in this world, but has a relationship with the Father Who will guide, provide, protect and supply all sufficiency in all things, to the glory of God."