Category Archives: Suffering

Times of Trouble

We all experience times of trouble, When our lives appear nothing but rubble; Affliction is sure to happen, Our seemingly good days will dampen; What should we think and feel? Real emotions that make us kneel; How then should we … Continue reading

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Death Takes Faith

Do you have fear of death? Are you unsure of your last breath? Maybe you have heard, “Why fear?” Especially when you know death is near; Even when you know you are going to die, It still takes faith to … Continue reading

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The Butt of Jokes

Have a friend who is the butt of jokes? When you make fun saying it is a hoax? Ever wonder what he must feel, Thinking what you say is no big deal; When they say, “I was only joking,” That … Continue reading

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The Glory of Suffering

We wonder why God does allow suffering, Our finite minds consider it quite puzzling; It reminds us that our world needs redemption, The world is broken and no one has exemption; Our suffering is in response to Adam’s original sin, … Continue reading

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Why Death?

Death, we simply never get used to you, Each time it happens it seems so new; How do people survive when loved ones die? The natural question we ask is why? Why? Even with all that we are told, What … Continue reading

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Hope and Suffering

Thinking of suffering there are many things learned, All of them by God’s grace, which is unearned; Christianity is the best answer, For times such as having cancer; God works out His Sovereign plan, Because He infinitely loves lowly man; … Continue reading

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Purposes for Suffering

There are many purposes for suffering, Our lives ultimately one long offering; Whether we see affliction as a gift, Or pain and trials where God does sift; The question becomes, “Can we trust?” Or would we rather just return to … Continue reading

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