X

Christian Living

Spiritual Life

Pain and Suffering

There is no doubt that in this lifetime we encounter pain and suffering, but the good news is we can use it as our testimony to encourage others.

See More Topics

Bible Teachings on Pain and Suffering

As we turn to God in faith, He pours life-giving water into our parched hearts ... and miracles happen!

What does God promise his people? Relief from all troubles in the next world, relief from some troubles in this life.

Contrary to what we often hear, the call to follow Christ is not a call to an easy life.

Almost everyone at one time or another experiences a period of sadness. Most people get over it with a little time. But for some people, the sadness...

Questions about Pain and Suffering

While God grows our faith through pain, it is not His foremost reason for allowing us to hurt.

The question is usually “Why do [you God, let…] bad things happen to people? It’s an accusation we bring to God, sometimes because we don’t...

God cares about our spiritual life and our physical life. He created the human body, and he is pleased when we enjoy health and vigor.

It is important to understand that accepting things is not the same thing as being resigned to them. You must accept suffering without becoming...

Some Christians expect a “sitcom” life—things are happy, a problem presents itself, you pray, and within 30 minutes the problem is solved.

All Questions on Pain and Suffering

Devotions about Pain and Suffering

I went to the Bible to find comfort, and I found a lot of good men who had committed their lives to the Lord, getting beat up. I used them as...

Circumstances that involve loss, unfair treatment, illness, or broken relationships are the wilderness places that God uses to shape, refine, and...

Do you truly believe in the goodness and the sovereignty of God?

We distance ourselves from God by operating in our own strength. Surrender. Seek God. Replace stress with joy and peace.

Making God-honoring decisions doesn’t begin with a formula. First, we should remind ourselves of God’s attributes.

All Devotions on Pain and Suffering

Videos about Pain and Suffering

Gloria Gaynor shares her testimony of how she experienced years of crippling back pain before surgery healed her.

After several combat tours with the military, Nick suffered from PTSD. His marriage fell apart and he became suicidal.

Pat and Karen Schatzline discuss how they overcame fear as Karen battled leukemia.

Saundra’s eye bothered her for months, but she didn’t have the money to see a doctor.

After growing up with an abusive, alcoholic mother, Chantel became a strong, independent woman who masked her pain.

All Videos on Pain and Suffering

Articles on Pain and Suffering

Pastor Luke Lezon shares how a life-threatening illness gave him a God-perspective, and how messes are miracle-making fertilizer.

The part of our hearts that loves life and loves people is the same part that screams when broken.

The Bible says suffering for Christ is a privilege. Is it worth it?

Cherish now, which is far more enjoyable than worrying about tomorrow.

willis-strength-two.jpg

Failed Strength

Let’s see how people in biblical times handled times when their strength failed.

All Articles on Pain and Suffering
Get more than a Sunday sermon. Get to know others seeking God’s guidance and wisdom for life.
We are here to help and encourage you! Send a prayer request now, or call 1‑800‑700‑7000
Can God change your life? God made it possible for you to know. Discover God's peace now.
Get Email Updates
Donate