Tag Archive: Suffering

Oct 21

What three things saved Ruth and Naomi from their suffering?

A time of suffering Ruth and Naomi lived centuries ago but faced the same suffering we see in the world today. Individuals and societies have cycles of faith, decline, consequences, repentance, and blessing. Choices have consequences.  We live in a world where we face the consequences of good choices and bad choices.  We face the …

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Dec 12

Why do people suffer?

We live in a world where people suffer. Good people suffer.  Bad people suffer. Job The book of Job recounts the suffering of one man as part of the cosmic battle between good and evil. Job was a follower of God.  Satan accused him of following God because it brought him favored treatment.  God permitted Satan to …

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Jan 14

Who sinned that this man was born blind?

Who sinned that this man was born blind? Jesus and his disciples walked past a blind man.  The disciples asked if he was blind because his parents were punished for their sins. Maybe, he sinned before he was born and received the consequences of his own evil. (John 9) Jesus responded that this man’s blindness …

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