Category Archives: Surviving Our Suffering

Cancer: The Blessings in the Curse

“I’ll take the blessing.” “Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 “You have cancer.” What frightening words those can be to hear. Those who … Continue reading

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Perseverance in Suffering

Originally posted on Faith Runner:
Has any time or season of suffering caused you to question or doubt God? When this question was raised in my Bible study group it elicited powerful responses, stories of Cancer. Addiction. Murder. Depression. Suicide. Death. Rejection.…

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Turia Pitt

Originally posted on WFOH:
In 2011 beautiful Turia Pitt was an Australian mining engineer, model and marathon runner. That year has changed her life a lot. She was trapped by a grass fire in a 100 kilometre ultra-marathon, and suffered burns to…

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“Standing Beside Us In Our Suffering”

A note from Tony: I could sit in front of this keyboard for a long, long time and not find words that fit better in this ‘series’ than the ones that follow. Who is standing beside us? Read on: “Nothing … Continue reading

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“Sharing Our Suffering”

Originally posted on Seeing Deep Blog by Denise Pass:
Photo Credits:http://www.pinterest.com Psalm 30:2 “O LORD my God, I called to you for help and you healed me.” I am overcome today with praise for my Jehovah Rapha, the LORD Who…

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“Seeing The Suffering”

One of the benefits of enduring our own suffering, regardless of the origin, is the ability it gives us to see the suffering in others and to respond to it with empathy. None of us enjoys suffering, but we must always consider … Continue reading

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“Self-Imposed Suffering”

“And Israel was brought very low because of Midian. And the people of Israel cried out for help to the Lord.”  Judges 6:6 English Standard Version (ESV) “Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is … Continue reading

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“Embracing Our Suffering”

“Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.  Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, … Continue reading

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