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Pain, Pain Go Away… Part 3

Perhaps the best way that we can gain a Biblical understanding of pain and suffering is by looking to our Savior, Jesus Christ. It is universally agreed upon that the historical Jesus suffered and died a cruel and terrible death by crucifixion, and in doing so, he is certainly able to offer us a perspective

“Pain, Pain Go Away” Part 2

The human tendency is to run as far away from pain as possible. That’s right, isn’t it? As I’ve been thinking about this topic, I have realized that our sinful condition has put us in a much more complex predicament than the simple knee-jerk reaction of avoiding pain in our lives. In fact, the reality

“Pain, Pain Go Away” Part 1

I guess the most basic statement you can make about pain, either physical or emotional, is that it hurts. It can range from unpleasant or uncomfortable to excruciatingly debilitating. And for some reason, no matter where your pain falls on that spectrum, it can make your life miserable to one degree or another. I recently

Try it. It’s worth it!

I guess you could say that I’ve been a Christian “all my life.” I vaguely remember kneeling with my father beside the bed and saying a prayer that asked Jesus to forgive me of my sins and to come into my life. I was only 4 at the time, so it’s uncertain as to how