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Suffering: How can God allow it?
Suffering: How can God allow it?

One of recent history’s greatest natural disasters rocked south Asia and the Horn of Africa the day after Christmas, 2004. FoxNews.com reported, “Sunday’s massive quake of 9.0 magnitude off the Indonesian island of Sumatra sent 500-mph waves surging across the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal in the deadliest known tsunami since the one that […]

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Suffering in Silence
Suffering in Silence

This is the story of a changed life, as told to Power to Change Ministries For many years, I had no hope for a better future. I thought I would never grow up, that I would always live in a world of pain and hate. You see, I was a battered and abused child. I […]

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Why Is There Evil and Suffering?
Why Is There Evil and Suffering?

This is part 1 to a 7 part series: Questions About God – Canadian philosopher Michael Horner responds to seven of the most commonly asked questions about God and Christianity. Question 1: Why is there evil and suffering? There is no question that the world is filled with an appalling amount of evil and suffering. […]

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A Victory Through Suffering
A Victory Through Suffering

One hot July afternoon in 1967, I dove into a shallow lake and my life changed forever. I suffered a spinal cord fracture that left me paralyzed from the neck down, without use of my hands and legs. Lying in my hospital bed, I tried desperately to make sense of the horrible turn of events. […]

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Why is There Suffering in the World?
Why is There Suffering in the World?

We’ve seen the photographs of smoke and rubble where the World Trade Center used to stand. We watched in horror as a 767 airliner carefully banked and crashed straight into one of the towers. We are shaken, shocked and grieving, unable to take our eyes away from the images of smoke and ash, unable to […]

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Caring For Someone In Pain
Caring For Someone In Pain

They say that,  “In each one’s life a little rain must fall” but what happens when your friends get caught in a torrential downpour? Pain and suffering happens in everyone’s life but how we respond and show compassion makes all the difference. How do you respond when someone is suffering? Related: When The World Is […]

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A Good God in a Dark World
A Good God in a Dark World

If God is loving and good, then why did my mom die of cancer? Perhaps you or someone you know is going through tremendous suffering — poverty, unemployment, or a sudden death in the family. Suffering comes in varied forms, but every single person in the world has endured it. How do you reconcile the […]

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Choose Patience:  Whole-Hearted Enduring
Choose Patience: Whole-Hearted Enduring

Patience! Patience! I have lost count of the times I have said this to my children. I don’t remember how many times my parents said it to me. But I think it was nearly daily. The word patience used in Galatians 5:22 has also been translated long-suffering, or, suffering long. It is especially used in […]

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Changed By Haiti
Changed By Haiti

The devastation in Haiti after the horrific earthquake was hard to watch on TV but we truly don’t understand the suffering unless we saw it with our own two eyes.  For Lindsey, after seeing the devastation in person, she was forever changed.  Life would never be the same for her.  How has the suffering of […]

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Chapter 4-5:7
Chapter 4-5:7

1 Peter 4 1 Peter 5:1-7 Trials, worries, suffering … how do you respond when life deals out difficult times? Be assured that God is there and He will bear the weight of these struggles if we allow Him. Peter talks about suffering and difficult times in chapters 4 and 5. Related Links Verse-By-Verse Commentary 1. […]

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