Category Archives: Suffering

When all the world is loud, God whispers.

“After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper” 1 Kings 19:12. Listen…so you may hear His loving and gentle voice. For me, His voice whispered through … Continue reading

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Does God allow rape?

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4 Personal testimony written by Joy Pedrow.  … Continue reading

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You can make your own choices, but you can’t choose your consequences.

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) This is a true story of an unshakeable faith in the midst of great sorrow, grief, and suffering. After returning from a week’s … Continue reading

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“Now my wheelchair symbolizes independence.” – Joni Eareckson Tada

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us” (Romans 8:18). Joni at the beach with her dad.  “One hot July afternoon in 1967, I dove into a shallow lake … Continue reading

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