If God Loves Us, Why Do We Suffer?

Why do bad things happen? Why does it seem that good people are always being attacked and suffering has plagued their lives? Why do bad things happen in your life? You may be wondering why there is suffering in your life and why terrible things are happening. Maybe it’s a financial situation, maybe you are…

Armor of God (part 2)

In the last article, we started a series on the Armor of God talked about in Ephesians. We spent our time setting up the reasons Paul writes about the armor and what the armor is used for and what it is used against. Understanding the premise for the armor, and getting into Paul’s head, is…

The Purpose of Life (part 2)

In our series The Purpose of Life, we are looking at how to find value and a purpose for living when there is suffering and pain in this life. Without God, it seems as if there is no purpose in life and no value in living. However, with God, life makes perfect sense and even…

Complaining

Complaining is something we as humans do naturally. We love to complain about work or about a certain situation or person. We complain as if to give off relief and make us feel better about what it is we’re complaining about when really all it does is make us feel worse about it. So what…

The Purpose of Life (part 1)

In this world, if we’re not careful, we can easily find ourselves wondering about the purpose of our lives, especially in the midst of pain and suffering. Why are we here? What is the purpose of life? Why all this struggle and pain in life? If we’re not careful these questions and others like it…

A Christmas Series: Love

When we think of the Christmas season, all sorts things run through our minds. Family, food, gifts, and hopefully Jesus. As we think about Jesus, we think about why he came and what his birth meant.  To start our study the last time we talked about hope and why we should have hope because of…

A Christmas Series: Hope

During the Christmas season, many Christians reflect on four major attributes that God brings us and that we should have during not only this time of year but always. These attributes include hope, love, joy, and peace. These are certainties Jesus brought with him when he was born. In this Christmas series study, we’re going…

If God Loves Us, Why Do We Suffer?

If God loves us, why is there suffering? We here this question a lot nowadays and sometimes it can influence a person’s faith negatively. Often times this question is considered also, ‘How can a loving God let his children suffer?’ It seems that suffering has become more common today, but the fact is it hasn’t.