As difficult and tormenting as suffering, pain, failure, and loss are, they are the very things God uses to produce the most good in us and the most good for us. Qualities like empathy, humility, wisdom, depth of feeling, and insight cannot be developed apart from agony and affliction. It was Fyodor Dostoevsky who said, “Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.”
Whatever your current crucible of ache is, this message from Job 1:20-21 will greatly encourage you.
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About Tullian Tchividjian
Tullian is the pastor at The Sanctuary church in Jupiter, Florida. He is the grandson of the late evangelist Billy Graham and his wife Ruth Graham. Tullian pastored two churches in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, before planting The Sanctuary in Jupiter. The Sanctuary is a non-denominational church proclaiming the boundless love of Jesus to a broken world. Because of what Jesus has accomplished for us, The Sanctuary is a place to find love and laughter, hope and healing, acceptance and forgiveness, and mercy and help. Watch more of Pastor Tullian's messages on The Sanctuary's YouTube.channel. Connect with the church on Facebook or online. Find Tulllian's books on Amazon.
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