God's Jewels

Oct. 10, 2008 Joni Eareckson Tada

If you feel discouraged or weary doing the activity God has called you to, listen to Joni Eareckson Tada. She’ll share what she’s been learning through suffering about God’s grace and glory.

Running Time: 33 minutes



Announcer: Thank you for listening to this message from True Woman '08, Revive Our Hearts’ first national women’s conference. It’s our prayer that God blesses you with His Word and His heart as you listen.

Joni Tada: Thank you, Nancy, for you gracious words, really gracious to our friends this evening. And ladies, I just want you to know that I’m just as surprised as you are by this turn of events.

Yes, I have been dealing with pain for quite a while now, and yes, it meant canceling a few other commitments during the summer. But with prayer, and with a lot of physical therapy—I mean, I thought for certain I would be there with you. But as Kristyn and Keith Getty just sang, when trials come, God has a way of changing our plans.

So let’s all just trust Him with it. I promise not to be too …


About the Speaker

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada is the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an international ministry that promotes Christian ministry in the disability community. Joni hosts the short-feature radio program Joni and Friends and has written over fifty books. She is the recipient of the Gold Medallion Lifetime Achievement and has been inducted into the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Joni and her husband, Ken, make their home in California.