Tagged: suffering

Tag: suffering

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Finding God’s promises in our pain

Psalm 22:34 ESV  For he has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help. Pain can be a powerful teacher. It offers valuable lessons on: Endurance and focus Wisdom  Empathy Humility What we...

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Suffering

No one enjoys suffering. Yet we find that followers of Jesus Christ develop greater spiritual maturity and strength through endurance training in the midst of pain and suffering.   A prayer to cry out to God in our suffering “Dear Heavenly Father, I seek to honour You in every area...

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Friend in trouble

Trials and challenges test the depth of our faith and reveal our true character. Will we crack under pressure and leave the God we love? Or will we gain a “crown of life” when we remain steadfast under trials and stay faithful to Him? Let us pray for a friend...

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How God uses suffering in our lives

Suffering is like the chemotherapy that destroys the cancer of sinfulness in our lives. We can emerge from the “treatment” free of a particular type of “cancer” such as pride, fear or rebellion, or we can fall back into the deathly sickness of sin when we don’t learn the lessons...

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Sickness

God sent His Son to die on the cross so as to provide cleansing for our sins and healing for our sicknesses. Possibly the most challenging circumstance to pray over is when we are suffering from sickness or when we lose someone to sickness. The Bible says we are to...