Tag Archives: Suffering

If God Exists, Why Am I Sick?

One blustery winter’s morning in Colorado, an atheist revealed to me a long forgotten Biblical truth. This atheist was a kind man and exceptionally clever; he was also a close friend. He had just expressed sympathy for a chronic illness … Continue reading

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Indebted to God

Suffering is not always followed by healing. Christians are perhaps more aware of this fact than anyone else. Missionaries give up everything to evangelize in Africa, only to find that their message is rejected. Christians in the Middle East lose their families … Continue reading

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What If The Only Thing God Offered You Was Suffering?

As our family was studying God’s magnificent heavenly banquet, I posed this question to my children,  “What if God’s banquet that he offers us right now is suffering?  Will you accept?” I wanted my children to be well-aware that before … Continue reading

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