Tagged with suffering

2 Corinthians 4:8

2 Corinthians 4:8

2 Corinthians 4:8 – We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair. In this study, we will focus on the internal, emotional issues that the apostles faced and examine how modern Christians like us today can still find comfort. Continue reading

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Job 1:21

Job 1:21

Job 1:21 – Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. In this article, we will examine this verse from 2 angles – what are we and what is God; and build up an argument of how we can be like Job in our sufferings. Continue reading

James 5:13

James 5:13

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. In this study let us meditate on this simple instruction, which forms a simple cheat-sheet in life. Continue reading

2 Corinthians 1:4

2 Corinthians 1:4

2 Corinthians 1:4 – who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. In this study, through the epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, we will examine how we can be a comfort to others. Continue reading

Job 13:15

Job 13:15

Job 13:15 – Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face. In this study, we will example the faith that is behind this declaration – a faith that is not dependent on gifts, or blessings, or anything else. Continue reading

Romans 13:12

Romans 13:12

Romans 13:12 – The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. In this study, we will look for the light at the end of the tunnel of suffering as Christians. Continue reading

Job 1:3

Job 1:3

Job 1:3 – and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East. In this study, we will look at how his possessions – and that he was the greatest man among all the East – meant anything in his subsequent reaction to his suffering. Continue reading

Hebrews 12:11

Hebrews 12:11

Hebrews 12:11 – No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. In this study we will look at the connotations beyond discipline and grasp the promise embedded within the verse. Continue reading

Luke 13:4

Luke 13:4

Luke 13:4 – Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? In this study we will look into three points that Jesus taught through the analogy of the Tower of Siloam. Continue reading

Job 42:13

Job 42:13

Job 42:13 – And he also had seven sons and three daughters. At the end of his suffering, after having prayed for his friends, God gave him twice as much as he had before. We know that God blessed Job with exactly double the amount of cattle that he had lost, but what about his children? Continue reading