“The heart of the Spirit is infinitely more tender towards us than that of the most affectionate parent can be towards an only child.
The terrible suffering inflicted upon Job makes him one of the most famous characters in the Bible with the proverb “the patience of Job” belonging to every day speech. The theme of human suffering in a broken world is most relevant for every generation.
Tears are the result of pain and are the expressions of the suffering heart. Yet tears are precious, the proof that we love and care. Days of tears are precious times for learning and discovering.
Death. The cold corpse. Once there was a smile; now there is that blank vacant expression that we associate with death. A short time earlier there was breath, conversation, interest but not now. All has changed in a moment time. The home us filled with tears and bitter sweet memories. The one who was takenContinue reading “The Handkerchief of God; Facing Death with Grace”
“Where were you? Why were you not a friend to one of your children. Why did you stand back and allow this situation to take place?” We often sing Joseph Scriven’s words and quote them in prayer: “What a Friend we have in Jesus All our sins and griefs to bear What a privilege toContinue reading “Is Jesus our Friend when Life Goes Wrong?”