Some Christians may suffer in order to be kept from more sin. “And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell” (Matt. 5:29). When a … Continue reading A Christian’s Mature Response to Suffering
When Mary stood weeping outside the tomb of Jesus, it was because she had forgotten the promises of God. If you would reduce the pain and suffering in your life, remember the promises of the Lord. God has promised rest for the soul in search of salvation. Jesus said, "Come unto Me, all ye that … Continue reading How to Have Fewer Tears in Suffering
There are many reasons why believers suffer mentally and physically. The following list is given to help the hearts of God’s people evaluate themselves when a meaning for tribulation is sought. Not all pain and suffering is meant to punish, though some is. Much suffering is designed to correct character, guide the heart, or teach … Continue reading Christian Suffering: The Question is Why?
As the Muslim religion wages war on the world, it is seen that much pain and suffering is the result of the conflict of ideas. Islam, a religion of bloodshed and violence, is not a peaceful religion. Islam slaughtered more than 28 thousand people in 2015, in more than 50 nations. That is not a … Continue reading Why is There so Much Suffering?
“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan came also among them. 7 And the Lord said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in … Continue reading A Godly Response to Suffering