PART 3 -WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

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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/

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ETERNAL REWARD

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

 

 

 

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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4 Responses to PART 3 -WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

  1. Wally Fry says:

    I have enjoyed this series, Oneta, thanks for it

    • oneta hayes says:

      Thanks, Wally. Our God does not enjoy suffering of his people. We are not promised a life without suffering but we are promised good will prevail. It is hard for us to see that “good” is more important to the spiritual man than “ease” is to the physical man.

  2. Faye says:

    This has been a very beneficial series for reflection and prayer. Thank you.

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