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why does God allow suffering?

  • by Jerold Aust
God remembers His faithful and fallen servants. In Hebrews 11 we find a list of some of the true heroes of faith.
  • by United Church of God
Hi friends, We may learn through suffering—but the quicker we learn, the less we suffer unnecessarily.
  • by United Church of God
Hello readers, We hope this little note will encourage you to reach out to those who need you.
  • by United Church of God
"The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It's the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun." This thought, attributed to writer Napoleon Hill (1883-1970), still rings true today.
  • by Cecil Maranville
Through the ages people have sought comfort from the Psalms, finding their messages as soothing as a loving touch. But for a person dealing with chronic physical or emotional pain, the Psalms present another level of comfort. In this article you will read an overview of those songs that relate to chronic pain, fatigue, depression, disability and anxiety. Bible
  • by John Fox
I was on duty when the call came in. The supertanker Exxon Valdez had run aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska, unleashing a huge oil spill! Why did it happen? And what lessons are there for us today?
  • by Jean Jantzen
What might Joseph have been feeling after being sold into slavery and then locked away in prison for something he had not done? How did he get through his many trials?
  • by Janet Treadway
The emotional pain inflicted on us by others can be far worse than the physical wounds we experience. What is the right ointment for wounded hearts?
  • by Gary Petty
A few years ago a Time magazine poll revealed that 81 percent of people in the United States believe in "the existence of heaven, where people live forever with God after they die." The poll also showed that ideas vary widely on exactly what it's like in heaven. But what does the Bible really say about life after death?
  • by Janet Treadway
On a cold, wintry day in November of 1993, my daughter and I experienced one of the saddest days of our life together--a day that will be etched in our minds forever.
  • by Janet Treadway
Cancer is a hideous, fearsome thing seeking to rob us of what we love. But there are many things that cancer cannot take away from us.