How to Comfort the Suffering

Greg Holt BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS 2 Comments

By Greg Laurie Then He said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.” —Matthew 26:38 I wish you could have met me when I was twenty-one, because I knew everything then. I would have had an answer for any question you may have asked. But now that a few years have passed, I don’t know as much as I once did. The fact is that I …

What Suffering Reveals

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By Greg Laurie Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God and shuns evil?” —Job 1:8 Most of us can accept the idea of suffering in general, especially when it comes as a consequence of bad behavior. We don’t have a problem with that. What we do have a problem with is when …

God Is Always In Control

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May 28 Isaiah 45:5-7 I admit that I often don’t understand why bad things happen. Even so, I believe that God has a purpose for everything He does or permits. My faith is rooted in the biblical principle that says the Lord is sovereign (Ps. 22:28). He is in absolute control of this universe, the natural and political climate of this earth, and my life and yours. When we are in the midst of a …

God’s Purpose and Design “All Things”-Romans 8:28 – Inspirational Bible Verses

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Romans 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. God wants good things for our lives. When bad things happen, we sometimes ask ourselves “how God could let this happen”? All things means all things. “All things” include our infirmities and trials; all things also includes personal tragedy that we will encounter during our life. Life is …

Suffering Unites Us All

cherylz1961 BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS, BODY OF CHRIST, BREAKING NEWS, EVANGELISM, FEATURED ARTICLES, REVIVAL 3 Comments

God has a plan and a purpose for everyone. Nobody is insignificant. We are after all, created in the very image of God. This includes the homeless person living in a cardboard box and the abused child in a home of neglect. We all have a part to play in God’s divine design, and sharing in the sufferings of Christ is part of His game plan. Suffering is an effective tool God uses to refine …

Why Sufferers Become Winners

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This guest post is written by Mayrose Cid-Luis, you can learn a little bit about her at the end of this article. Originally appeared on: Inspirational Christian Blogs Not so long ago, I met a woman, in her early 40s whom I’ll call Chat (not her real name). She was once a saleslady of a store I frequented and that was how I met her. Her smiles were contagious that one would think she must …

Are YOU Having a Bad Day?…You Need to Read This

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Copyright© 2014πίστις Bad days…we all have them. Some days it just seems that you should not have gotten out of bed. Then there are those days that are not as bad as that, but you still want the day to be done! Some days qualify for epic bad day status, a loved one passed away, we receive really bad news like a cancer diagnosis, we suffer a severe injury etc. These days are tough to …

Bishop: Sudan’s Christians Are ‘On the Cross’ Daily

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VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED highly recommends and asks that you PLEASE WATCH the video CBN did on this story- link below Twenty-two years of war between North and South Sudan ended when southerners gained independence in July 2011. But fighting in disputed areas of Sudan has continued as Khartoum attempts to control and Islamize non-Arabs by waging jihad on regions like Sudan’s Nuba Mountains. A prominent Sudanese bishop is in Washington this week asking Americans to help alleviate the …