Our earthly experience means that all of us experience suffering. All of us will grieve. The Christian experience on Earth is a promise of suffering. It’s also a promise of great joy. How do these two truths exist at the same time? How do we grieve like we have an eternal hope? In a culture obsessed with the therapeutic, how do we keep our witness when life gets hard? What do we do when calling out to God isn’t our first inclination? Let’s talk cross-bearing and what Scripture says about who we are (and who we belong to) when life gets ugly.
1:30 Yin and Yang and Meyers-Briggs are hacks but we talk about them anyway.
4:43 Why are we talking about suffering?
8:30 Why do we suffer? (Check out Phil 1:29)
13:30 Why would God give Paul a “thorn” and what can we learn from it?
24:00 Is ‘soul care’ the answer to suffering? What is the “fainting heart”?
30:00 What should do when you are the owner of a fainting heart?
38:40 What’s the balance between being treated unjustly and accepting our crosses?
44:10 Attempting to avoid suffering will not work.
1 Peter 4:1
1 Peter 5:10
2 Corinthians 4:17
2 Timothy 3
All of Phillippians
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