God Answers Questions About Suffering
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Why does God allow suffering? This is a question that many of us ask, but it’s one that we often can’t answer. 

There are plenty of bible verses about why God allows suffering, and the reasons vary depending on what kind of situation you’re in. 

For example, some people might say that their illness or natural disaster was caused by the sin they committed; while others may argue that this is not the case at all!

What is God’s purpose for suffering?

God’s purpose for suffering is often different depending on the situation. If you’re suffering because of sin in your life, then God wants to show his redemption through that pain. He can do this by showing how he’s forgiven us for our mistakes and is still working even when times are tough!

If there was no reason behind your suffering, what would it say about something meaningful?

If someone said their illness or natural disaster had no meaning at all, they’d be saying that everything in nature has absolutely no purpose or meaning. 

This might make sense from a philosophical standpoint but doesn’t line up with real-life examples where things happen inexplicably every day. It also means that human beings have no inherent value unless we follow an elaborate set of rules – which isn’t true!

What are some ways to explain suffering without saying that it’s punishment for sin?

One of the most popular explanations is that God allows us to experience pain in order to make us stronger. This means that even if you go through something terrible, there can still be a positive outcome or lesson learned by sharing your story with others. 

Other people might say they’ve experienced certain periods of suffering because they need extra help from someone else – which could mean either an angelic being or another human on earth who cares about them enough to sacrifice their own time and energy so you don’t have to suffer alone!

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Why does God allow physical diseases?

There are many reasons why God would allow disease despite his power over nature. Some Christians believe that God uses disease as a form of discipline or chastisement for sin in your life, while others might suggest that pain and suffering are necessary components to being human. 

Physical diseases can also be caused by environmental factors instead of just a person’s sinful behavior, which means that only some people would have the condition regardless of their guilt!

What does it mean when someone says they’re experiencing punishment from God?

This is not an uncommon explanation; many people believe that if you’ve done something wrong then you should be punished with bad luck (this is why we say “what goes around comes around”). 

However, this perspective makes no sense when applied to our everyday lives because everyone sins at different levels – both intentionally and unintentionally.

Bible verses about why God allows suffering

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans:28)

“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also  to suffer for him” (Philippians:29)

“But he said to me,”My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake , I delight in weaknesses, in insults , hardships , persecutions and difficulties . For when I am weak then I am strong.” (Corinthians:29)

“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John:16)

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition , with thanksgiving , present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus . Finally brothers do not grow weary of doing good” (Philippes:27).

What can we learn from suffering?  

Bible verses about what we can learn from suffering;

“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also  to suffer for him” (Philippians:29)     

“For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (our bodies)  we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven , not built by human hands.” (Corinthians:30)

“And my speech and my message were not intended to be persuasive words of wisdom but they were the demonstration of Spirit and power so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men but on the power of God” (Corinthians:20).

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What can I do if suffering seems unfair? 

“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who loved us,  and has given us everlasting consolation and good hope through his grace comfort your hearts. And may the  comfort you with his wonderful presence give you a spirit of deep thanksgiving.” (Paul’s Second Letter:16)

“The Lord our God will come, and he will not be silent! He will bring justice to all people. A godly king comes with just deeds; amid shouts of joy on earth, among his faithful ones!” (Psalm:96)

“For I know that my Redeemer lives, And at last he shall stand upon the earth; After many days , though in turmoil hidden From men , At last I see him for myself . My own eyes behold him .”(Job 19:25)”

What does God do when we suffer?      

Bible verses about what God do when we offer

"Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who loved us,  and has given us everlasting consolation and good hope through his grace comfort your hearts. And may the  comfort you with his wonderful presence give you a spirit of deep thanksgiving." (Paul's Second Letter:16)

“For I know that my Redeemer lives, And at last he shall stand upon the earth; After many days , though in turmoil hidden From men , At last I see him for myself . My own eyes behold him .”(Job 19:25)”         

“I have told you these things while still with you.”                       

“But now I am going to him who sent me”                 

“Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord henceforth.  Yes, says the Spirit , that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.”           (Revelation:14)

“And He will wipe away every tear from their eyes ; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow , nor crying.There shall be no more pain, for”the former things have passed away”.(Revelation:21)”

How can I help others who suffer?                          

To help others who are suffering, you must first accept that suffering is universal, and not just for Christians.     

“If one member suffers all suffer together with it; if one member  glorifies God , so do the others.” (Corinthians:26)         

“But your iniquities have divided between you and your God , And your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear” (Isaiah:59)

“That was why even the ointment on Jesus’ head, made by Mary of Bethany , could raise him up to life again .” (John:12).         

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“And my speech and my message were not intended to be persuasive words of wisdom but they were the demonstration of Spirit and power so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men but on the power of God” (Corinthians:20)

“Then one was brought to Him who was demon-possessed, blind and mute;  and He healed him, so that he spoke and saw.”(Matthew:11).                    

What are some Bible verses about suffering?                      

“For I know that my Redeemer lives, And at last he shall stand upon the earth; After many days , though in turmoil hidden From men , At last I see him for myself . My own eyes behold him .”(Job 19:25)”        

Romans 8:18  

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

1 Peter 5:10  

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

Romans 5:3  

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 8:28  

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Revelation 21:4  

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.”

Romans 5:12   

Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—

1 Peter 5:8-10   

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

1 Peter 4:13   

But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:19 

Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

Romans 3:23   

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,