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God and My Pain and Suffering

One of the Strangest Questions Jesus Ever Asked

Why Are You Afraid? “Why are you afraid?” he asked. This has to be one of the strangest questions Jesus ever asked his disciples. And this blog post explains why. What Happened Leading Up To The Question After… Read More

Steve Mays’ Life Of Suffering (And how God healed him)

We’ve been exploring what the Bible has to say about suffering and right in the middle of this series of blog posts, God did something for Steve Mays, the pastor of Calvary Chapel South Bay, that I just have… Read More

How Can I Trust In God When I’m Seriously Sick Or Injured?

What A Man Suffering From Disease Once Said I wish I was never born. I’ve lost all my strength, and my disease has reduced me to skin and bones. I’m estranged from my friends and relatives. My breath is offensive… Read More

A Mighty Expenditure Of Amazing Energy And What Happened Next (And what causes a crushed spirit)

A Mighty Expenditure Of Amazing Energy Elijah was coming off three amazing and miraculous events in his life. With the help of God’s Holy Spirit Elijah just “won” a showdown with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of… Read More

Suffering (And How Paul Never Prayed For The Persecution To Go Away)

I often pray for someone’s solution, or success, or health, or prosperity. But that’s not what Paul did. So what did he pray for then?

A Tale Of 2 Sufferings (How Joseph’s dad failed it, and how Joseph nailed it.)

A Tale Of Two Sufferings I never saw this perspective before, but have you ever considered the difference between how Jacob handled his suffering, as compared to how his son Joseph handled what was arguably even worse suffering?… Read More

The Doctor Who Lost His Pain (And The Power Found From Suffering)

“I believe the hardest hearted, most unlovely Christians in all the world are those who have never had much trouble. And those who are the most sympathizing, loving, and Christlike are those who have had the most affliction. The worst thing that could ever happen to any of us is to have our path made too smooth.” –C.H. Spurgeon

I Will Talk With Jesus Forever

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An Open Letter To Those In Pain and Suffering

Dear Friend In Pain, I feel so sad and so sorry about what you’re going through right now. I can’t imagine what it’s like. I can guarantee you that what I’m sharing in this letter won’t take the… Read More