When God turns out not to be who you expected Or maybe a better title would be when you realize you don't fit into God's plan the way you thought you did. Either way. The fact is it happens often enough. Some man or woman spends the better part of his life serving the Lord. … Continue reading When God turns out not to be who you expected
It is probably safe to say that every individual on this earth, presently and throughout history, has dealt with a measure of suffering. Some more than others, granted, but no one is a stranger to the issues that plague mankind: health complications, loss of employment, death, emotional pain—suffering is an inherent trait of humanity. Suffering … Continue reading But What If He Asks Me To Suffer?
It seems common for some to think that hardship in a believer's life means God is "punishing" that person for some secret (or public) sin. Although this is a possibility as I hope to show, it isn't the only reason for suffering in the life of a believer. First it's important to understand that a "believer," … Continue reading Reasons for Hardship
I recently posted an article about God's judgment (see it here). In that article I discussed in general a form of God's judgment on a world that rejects Him. He sometimes withdraws in judgment, allowing us to destroy ourselves. A troubling thing about this is when those faithful to God suffer alongside those responsible for bringing … Continue reading Suffering for Sin