A continuation of posts regarding why good people suffer. In what way does God keep his promise to work out everything for our good (Romans 8:28)?
Part 1: Character building https://onetahayes.com/2018/08/07/what-does-the-bible-say-re-suffering-part-1/
Part 2: To Help Others, Because of Sin,, Advance the Kingdom of God https://onetahayes.com/2018/08/08/part-2-what-does-the-bible-say-re-suffering/
James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
Matthew 5:11-12. “Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”
2 Timothy 2:12. “If we endure, we shall also reign with Him. If we deny Him, He also will deny us.”
DEATH TO RESCUE SAINTS FROM EVIL
Isaiah 57:1-2 …no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil…
TO GIVE GLORY TO GOD
John 9:1-12 Tells the story of the man born blind