Posts from May 2018

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Does suffering help you grow?

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One of the reasons we suffer is so that we may grow as Christians.   The apostle Paul says: ‘Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we […]

Does suffering cause you to rely on God?

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One of the benefits of suffering is that it drives us to rely on God more.   Humans generally love to be independent. From a young age, children like to do things for themselves. When a mother tries to help a child with his homework, he’ll say ‘I know, I know, I know’, when he […]

Do you suffer because of Satan?

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When we suffer, it is helpful to remember that it may be due to Satan targeting us.   The Book of Job shows us that God does allow Satan to hurt people deliberately. Job was very faithful to God. And Satan went after him. We read: ‘One day the angels came to present themselves before […]