Category Archives: suffering

WHY SUFFER, Part 5 – Holy Spirit

Yesterday I ended my post with saying the Holy Spirit is a Comforter and gave the Bible illustration of Stephen who, while being stoned to death, saw Jesus. Today I want to discuss the role Christians should/could play in being … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER, Part 4, I would strike them dead

Okay striking one dead might be a bit much, BUT IT’S GOOD FOR SOME FOLKS THAT I’M NOT GOD! I’m back to the issue of suffering.  At this point I want to say, I am writing to adults and about … Continue reading

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SUFFERING, PART 3, INSTIGATOR

SO YOU’RE MAD, WHO YOU GONNA BLAME? Some people live their lives as if there is no God.  “I Did It My Way” is their goal in life. When adversity comes they shake their fist in the face of (their non-existent) … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFERING? Part 2

My oh my! With a sigh I will try to make the best of an unexpected situation.  Yesterday I posted a blog which said I was going to write a series called “Why Suffering?”  Now I find I had  senior moment or something like that.  … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFERING, Part 1, Intro

Dear Friends, I am going to be writing a series of posts regarding “suffering.”  The Bible tells many reasons why people suffer, but we do not like the answers it gives so we often play dumb, which is a form … Continue reading

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SUICIDE HOTLINE

  You sometimes can’t cope? You fear having no support? Call for help – NAMI **************** Recognizing that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Ronovan has asked that our haiku relate to that subject.  Thank you, Ronovan.    The National Suicide … Continue reading

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OUTLOOK DISMAL

Land I love torn apart. Fierce issues storm my heart. From distress I cry. ***********   https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/02/18/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-241-stormfierce/ Image: Pixabay

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PART 4 – WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE SUFFERING

Image: Pixabay Additional notes about suffering.  These thoughts are more like opinions – not particularly based on scriptures.  Sometimes we suffer because we may have prayed awry and God gives us our way even though it is not best.  When … Continue reading

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PART 3 -WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

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 … Continue reading

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PART 2 – WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY RE: SUFFERING

Part 1 listed scriptures which show that good character traits can come to us via suffering. Today (Part 2) will give scriptures for three other causes/reasons/benefits which touch on the subject of the suffering of a Christian.   SO WE … Continue reading

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