Bible studies & devotions on suffering?
Why does God allow us to suffer? Part 1
This devotion talks about why God allows suffering. It clarifies how all God's decisions are made from an eternal perspective for our good and out of love for us, so that we can have Jesus' character in our lives. Through 1 Corinthians 13:12 it discusses that God knew we would struggle concerning why He allows suffering, and when we reach eternity we will understand fully. It describes that God did not create us for pain and suffering, but that sin brought suffering into this world. Why does God allow us to suffer? Part 1.
Where is God when I hurt? Or the silence of God! Part 2
Where are you God when I hurt? Or the silence of God. Part 2. This devotion answers the question Where are you God when I hurt? At length it outlines why we need to look at Jesus' suffering to understand why God allows suffering. It discusses the principle God is always with us, whether or not we feel or think He is. It describes how Jesus has experienced all the hurt, and pains we have had, so He can save us, comfort us and sympathize with us. It defines Jesus interceding for us right now as we suffer and it explains what sympathize and intercede means. Where is God when I hurt? Or the silence of God! Part 2
In this short devotion, from a quarterback's trial - the difficulties of life are seen through God's perspective - from the loss of a broken wrist to leading your team to a first ever victory.