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  • Why Suffering Series

    Contributed by Richard David on Nov 9, 2000
    based on 76 ratings

    How Christians should respond to questions from seekers regarding why God allows suffering.

    I. Intro.; Searching Issues; answers to objections (or questions that Christians may have) A. Why does God allow suffering B. What about other religions, the New Age C. What’s wrong with sex outside of marriage D. What does God think about homosexuality and homosexuals E. Does Christianity ...read more

  • Why Suffering Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jul 5, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    How can we explain the existence of suffering in a world made by a loving and omnipotent God?

    This is a series based on and heavily dependent on Timothy Keller’s Best Seller "The Reason For God" for which I’m deeply grateful. It uses much of his argument though with various additions by myself or the other preachers of the series. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why ...read more

  • Where The Sufferer Is, God Is

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 11, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    Message explaining little bit about suffering.

    Where the Sufferer Is, God Is Isaiah 53:4, Romans 5:8NLT The biblical revelation neither explains nor eliminates suffering. It shows, rather, God entering into the life of suffering humanity, accepting and sharing the suffering. Scripture is not a lecture from God, pointing the finger at ...read more

  • We Will All Havetroubles Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 29, 2013

    We will all face troubles in this world; we must know why to deal with them or praise God for them!

    One of the reasons I am here as a Pastor is because of a mature Christian woman who first encouraged Elsa and me to minister. But for over 2 years, I witnessed the suffering of this godly woman as she fought ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease); she lost her ability to walk but she always gave me an ...read more

  • Making Sense Out Of Suffering Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 30, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    WE often make mistakes about suffering simply because we do not understand suffering. This messge gives 5 reasons for suffering

  • Revelation 6: The Cry Of The Tribulation Martyrs (Vs 9-11) Series

    Contributed by Pastor Jeff Hughes on Jan 22, 2014

    How long? is the cry of the Tribulation Martyrs...not WHY?

    Revelation 6: The Cry of the Tribulation Martyrs (vs 9-11) Last week, we returned to our journey through Revelation, wrapping up our study of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. These Four Horsemen represented Antichrist in his conquest by diplomacy (white horse), war (fiery red horse), famine ...read more

  • The Discipline Of Darkness Series

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Oct 19, 2015
    based on 7 ratings

    “If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord and rely on your God.”(Isaiah 50:10)

    The Discipline of Darkness Text -Isaiah 50:1-11, 51:1-6 What do we do when the lights go out? Many people struggle with the darkness, physically and emotionally. Darkness can be scary and can bring fear and hopelessness. How many times have you seen days of dark, dull weather suddenly ...read more

  • Telling God What To Do

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 29, 2013

    We get angry and disappointed with God, failing to see His purpose in life's hurts. We can learn to trust His will.

    Have you ever been angry at God? When people ask God to “damn” something, they’re usually making a strong point without breaking dishes. Deep down inside they’re disappointed with God, though their expletive is usually not a prayer at all. It is, however, a way of telling ...read more

  • “life Can Be Hard”

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 5, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Response to the 2014 Tornado.

  • "God Is Good! God Is Strong! So Why Suffering?" Series

    Contributed by Mike Garner on Aug 15, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    So, if God is so good and so strong, why does He allow suffering? A look at answers for the Balconeers (those approaching it intellectually - "why?") and the Travellers (those in the midst of it asking "what now?")

    Traveler or Balconeer? • Why evil and suffering? o No surprise that many of you wrote asking about this o #1 in poll asking “If there was one question you could ask God…?” – 17% o “If God is loving and if He is all-powerful and if He is good, then surely all of this suffering should not ...read more

  • When We Suffer

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 18, 2013

    Why Suffering & Pain? ...A. To Reveal Ourselves To Ourselves ...B. To Bring Us Closer To God ...C. To Show God’s Sovereignty

    Rom 8:18 Philippians 1:29 (AV) 29 For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake; 1. Hardening Steel - Iron coming from the earth - Harder than copper or bronze - Adding carbon to iron in a fire changes its strength - ...read more

  • Why Do I Suffer?

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 9, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    Suffering is a part of the Christian life no one really enjoys. In the book of 1st Peter, the apostle explains to us why suffering is a part of our life, and God’s purpose in it.

    Passage: 1Peter 1:1-9 Intro: number of months, been intrigued with the topic of suffering. 1. few things produce more frustration, few things produce such amazing growth in Christlikeness 2. my journey towards understanding has involved a few of you, class on Job 3. that class served to ...read more

  • The Strength Of Weakness

    Contributed by Ryan Ferwerda on Apr 25, 2019

    It is not until we are at our weakest that God shows us His strength of Salvation.

    If I am remembering correctly from a sermon I heard a few weeks ago[i] there is a story about a Chinese teacher who takes his students on an outing to a river/lake side as a time of respite after a grueling period of instruction. Out of all the students and the teacher, only two of them know how ...read more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by Gary Taber on Jul 10, 2010

    Why do we suffer?

    Why Suffer? Why is there so much suffering? Why do we suffer? Why have I suffered? Is there purpose for suffering? What do you feel when you hear about someone suffering? Does it matter who it is? What do you do when you are in the midst of very traumatic times? Where is God when this ...read more

  • Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? Series

    Contributed by Kyle Gray on May 20, 2009
    based on 27 ratings

    This question needs to be reversed if we are to find an answer.

    Why do bad things happen to good people? Why suffering? 9/11 Katrina, friends going through extremely difficult times. Why would God allow this? What benefit is evil and suffering? What is the point? God does not exist for our human happiness. God exists because God exists. We’re ...read more