The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Suffering

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Suffering

Passage (Read it):

A lie believed as truth will affect you as if it were true

Two Lies We Believe About Pain and Suffering:

Human suffering is evidence that God’s love is limited.

Human suffering is proof that God either doesn’t exist or else has limited power.

Human suffering is the result of specific sins on the part of those suffering.

Suffering has no value and should always be avoided.

The Truth About Pain and Suffering:

Three Practical Purposes for Pain:

  • Pain protects
  • Pain unites
  • Pain corrects

Suffering exists to reveal God’s glory and grace.

Our suffering is an opportunity to join Jesus in displaying the glory and grace of God.