Finding God in Our Pain

Finding God in Our Pain

How do we make sense of our suffering?
Single Session Bible Study

Overview

Pain and sorrow are part of human existence. Each of us has known hurt and sadness, and often our instinct is to search for a reason why. Are we being punished for some wrongdoing? Is God trying to teach us something? Is God testing our faith?

In an article for CHRISTIANITY TODAY, Daniel Tomberlin looks at how we experience both God's holiness and his glory through our suffering. This study delves deeper into the timeless question of why we suffer.

Table of Contents

SCRIPTURE: Job; Isaiah 53; Luke 13:1-5

LEADER'S GUIDE

• Identify the Current Issue

• Discover the Eternal Principles

Teaching point one: There are a variety of reasons why we suffer.

Teaching point two: God has redemptively entered human suffering.

Teaching point three: Sometimes we need not look for answers to our suffering, but simply look to God through our suffering.

• Apply Your Findings

• Recommended Resources

ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY

Wind of Terror, Wind of Glory, by Daniel Tomberlin (October 2004)

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