Without this perspective we will not experience God’s comforting presence in our suffering.
“Man born of woman is of few days and full of trouble.” Do you agree with these words?
It seems like a dark outlook spoken in a season of grief.
These are the words of the ancient patriarch, Job. But many echo his sentiment.
Many feel that life is short and full of problems.
Sometimes those who become Christians think that it should minimize their troubles. After all, we have God with us! God is for us! What could be against us? Should we expect God to protect us from hardships? Shouldn’t life be easier?
No. Being a Christian does not erase the challenges and troubles of this life
Jesus said, “In this world you shall have trouble” (John 16:33). Paul reminded new believers in Antioch that, “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God” (Acts 14:22).
Trouble and hardship cannot separate us from…
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