Books

Suffering

All Our Griefs to Bear

Jul 29 2015 9:09 am

Last Thursday morning, we received the agonizing news that our friend Rebecca’s husband, Wade, went home to be with the Lord after being killed in a car accident. Since... Read More ›

Darkness Gives Us a Choice

Sep 1 2014 9:24 am

“In the darkness we have a choice that is not really there in better times. We can choose to serve God just because he is God. In the darkest... Read More ›

A Remarkable View of Suffering

Jul 21 2014 9:53 am

“Things put into the furnace properly can be shaped, refined, purified, and even beautified. This is a remarkable view of suffering, that if faced and endured with faith, it... Read More ›

“Here is Love”

Jul 7 2014 8:22 am

Here is love that conquered evil, Christ, the firstborn from the grave Death has failed to be found equal to the life of Him who saves In the valley... Read More ›

The Honest Truth

Oct 7 2013 7:40 am

I love Scripture’s honesty. I love how the biblical authors, inspired by the Holy Spirit, don’t hold back about despair, weakness, doubt, or fear. They don’t step gingerly around... Read More ›

“When Someone Doubts”

Jul 18 2013 2:17 pm

Are you a Christian who is tempted to doubt God and his good purposes in the midst of your suffering? Listen to this sermon (or watch below) and receive... Read More ›

Sparrows and Sovereignty

Mar 11 2013 2:54 pm

The four of us were talking yesterday about several friends, and friends of friends, who are walking through sudden and significant trials right now. We are praying for them... Read More ›

Comfort at Christmastime

Dec 19 2012 8:56 pm

We are very mindful that there are many people who experience grief and sadness during the Christmas season. My sister-in-law Sharon is one of them. On July 8, 2003... Read More ›

How To Keep Going Through Pain

Dec 3 2012 8:43 am

Sinclair Ferguson offers some wise advice in his comments on Psalm 55 in his book Deserted by God: “Evening and morning and at noon I utter my complaint and... Read More ›

How to Help the Hurting

Nov 29 2012 7:54 am

Do you ever feel like you don’t know what to say to someone who is suffering? Are you ever tempted to avoid the person who is going through a... Read More ›

How Do We Pray Through Pain?

Nov 28 2012 7:30 am

So if the pain can’t be prayed away, how do we pray? If the answer from God seems to be “no,” should we keep repeating the same requests? Or... Read More ›

“Pain that Can’t Be Prayed Away”

Nov 27 2012 8:07 am

Have you ever sensed that God has said “no” to your prayers? Nancy Guthrie asked the pastors’ wives gathered at the recent Sovereign Grace Pastors Conference:“I wonder if anyone... Read More ›