Feeds Bookmark these links in your RSS reader.
 

Resources: suffering

I struggle with forgiving my parents for the painful home environment I grew up in. Do you know of any books that could help me?

I struggle with forgiving my parents for the painful home environment I grew up in. Do you know of any books that could help me?

I highly recommend David Augsburger’s The Freedom of Forgiveness. Also, Philip Yancy’s What’s So Amazing about Grace?, which shows us how God’s forgiveness of us should result in our forgiveness of others. 

If God Is Good: 99 Quotes and Illustrations

If God Is Good: 99 Quotes and Illustrations

The following was compiled by Doug Nichols of Action International. For those of you who have not had the opportunity to purchase and read this book, we trust these 99 Quotes and Illustrations will be an encouragement to you as you deal with this matter of suffering to the glory of God.

If God Is Good: Chapter Summaries

If God Is Good: Chapter Summaries

More people point to the problem of evil and suffering as their reason for not believing in God than any other—it is not merely a problem, it is the problem.

If God Is Good: Introduction and Chapter 2

If God Is Good: Introduction and Chapter 2

I came to know my friend Jim Harrell after he read my book Heaven. We talked on the phone, exchanged e-mails, and quickly connected at a heart level. Jim, a successful businessman, strong and athletic for most of his life, told me he really looked forward to reading If God Is Good.

If God Is Good: Table of Contents

If God Is Good: Table of Contents

Read the table of contents in Randy Alcorn's book If God Is Good.

If God will ultimately destroy evil why does he allow it to exist now?

Evil’s reality, quantity, and extremes have long perplexed Christians. Why does God permit evil? And why so much? And why in its most hideous forms?

If you were the author, how would you have written the story?

If you were the author, how would you have written the story?

We value in story the conflict we avoid in life. What makes a good story? Interesting characters, significant conflict, the thwarting of desires, and a satisfying (if not triumphant) resolution.

In Africa, A Scourge Beyond Imagining

In Africa, A Scourge Beyond Imagining

During the weekend, a new funeral procession arrives every 15 or 20 minutes. On one day, 52 people are buried; 43 of them were between the ages of 19 and 50. Most are Africa’s latest victims of AIDS.

Is (2 Cor. 12:9)

It had pleased God to remove my youngest child under circumstances of peculiar trial and pain; and as I had just laid my little one’s body in the churchyard, on return home, I felt it my duty to preach to my people on the meaning of trial.

Is it fair for a handicapped person to spend his life in a wheelchair and have to patiently wait until he dies to be able to walk in Heaven?

Is it fair for a handicapped person to spend his life in a wheelchair and have to patiently wait until he dies to be able to walk in Heaven?

Without an eternal perspective, without ­under­standing the reality that the best is yet to come, we assume that people who die young, who are handicapped, who ­aren’t healthy, who ­don’t get married, or who ­don’t _____ [fill in the blank] inevitably miss out on the best life has to offer.

You are viewing page 1 of 2. Displaying 1 - 10 of 11 items.

Feeds Bookmark these links in your RSS reader.