Tag Archives: Suffering

Mystery and Comfort in Suffering

Several months ago I wrote a post about mystery in our understanding of God and His ways. I used Job as a case-study. In his book, Walking with God through Pain and Suffering, Tim Keller has further remarks that are … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading on Suffering

In 2010, I preached a topical sermon series on suffering. The feedback I received from the congregation helped me realize how much biblical teaching on this subject is truly needed. Every year since, I have committed to preach at least … Continue reading

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No Ivory Towers

This morning during the sermon I made some unplanned remarks about several figures from the reformation and puritan periods. My point was to show that they were well acquainted with suffering and were by no means ivory tower theologians. These … Continue reading

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A Candle and Supper

On this day in 1555, Bishops (Church of England) Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley were burned at the stake under the reign of Mary I. The Unquenchable Flame is one of my favorite little books on the Reformation written by … Continue reading

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Big with Mercy

I enjoy reading good hymns and reflecting on them. Occasionally I like to share some of my favorites on the blog. Four or five years ago I read the third verse of the following hymn in a book where it … Continue reading

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