Luke 13:1-17 Some have argued that suffering is incompatible with belief in a God of love. This talk examines how suffering is explained by some of the world’s leading philosophies and religions, before considering the teaching of Jesus which is both more unsettling than the alternatives and at the same time more comforting.
Genesis 41 For many people the question of how a loving God can permit suffering is not a cold philosophical issue but a deeply personal one. Where is God in the midst of so much suffering in this world? And how could I trust a God who would allow this to happen?
Genesis 40 Nietzsche wrote: “What really raises one’s indignation against suffering is not suffering intrinsically, but the senselessness of suffering.” It’s been said that human beings can endure anything, except purposeless suffering. Surely this is what makes hard times so painful: that nagging sense that it’s all pointless. Listen in as we consider how God […]