Content Tagged: Trials
Isaiah's God and His Servants
'Immanuel' means that God is always with His people, either for deliverance or for discipline. When God's people, in the midst of crisis, trial or temptation, turn completely to Him, we discover that our God, and our God alone, will save us. In fact, there is safety and sa...
This difficult question arises not in classrooms and textbooks but bedside in hospitals, graveside at funerals, and in the arms of those hurting. In those places, one grasps that suffering is predictable (inevitable and even a privilege) and purposeful (not pointless and r...
How do we handle the fact that there is so much evil and suffering in the world? If God is good and sovereign, why doesn't He put a stop to all of it? How are we supposed to respond to trials and suffering in our lives?
Even in the midst of difficulty and trial, the people of God possess hope in the future. This certain and eager expectation in the future reorients their perspective and experience in the present such that worship and joy become possible even in difficulty.
The gracious gift of salvation given to us in Jesus Christ provides us with motivation to praise God even in the midst of trials.