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Eternal or Not?

For the believer in Christ, there will be an end to suffering: "God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away" (Revelation 21:4). However, the... Read more →

God's Answer

God's answer to the problem of suffering is that He came right down into it. Many Christians try to get God off the hook for suffering; God put Himself on the hook, so to speak—on the cross. And therefore the practical conclusion is that if we want to be with... Read more →

Heaven's Help for Troubled Souls

"Let not your heart be troubled!" Jesus says, for He recognizes the severe trials which burden our souls. Those who give counsel for the distressed often do not understand the problems they promise to solve; Christ knows our every sorrow. He was born in a stable and understands the needs... Read more →

Question & Answer

QUESTION: What was the "thorn in the flesh" that was given to the apostle Paul, and how could this thorn also be a messenger of Satan? (2 Corinthians 12:1-10) ANSWER: We are not told what the thorn in the flesh was. Some have speculated that it had to do with... Read more →

Seeing for Himself

The fact that Jesus came to earth where He suffered and died does not remove pain from our lives. But it does show that God did not sit idly by and watch us suffer in isolation. He became one of us. Thus, in Jesus, God gives us an up-close and... Read more →

The Blame Game

Did you catch the news today? If you did, you were no doubt confronted with suffering. Some days the reports may be of the suffering of a few people, but often the stories tell of catastrophes affecting hundreds, if not thousands of souls. The fact that disaster, disease, and death... Read more →

The Cross of Victory

Man's main concern with the dark fact of suffering is not to find an explanation: it is to find a victory. It is not to elaborate a theory; it is to lay hold upon a power. Even if you possessed the answer to the riddle; even if you had it... Read more →

The Ministry of Suffering

The ministry of suffering may be considered as threefold: as it affects ourselves; as it affects our relation to other sufferers; and last and most important of all, as it affects our relation to God. In Relation to Ourselves Let us read 1 Peter 5:10, "But the God of all... Read more →

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