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What does the Bible say about pain and suffering...

Man with long hair in depair

Matthew 11:28-30

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

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Isaiah 41:10

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Older lady with many wrinkles

2 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.

Lion with large mane

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

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 of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Young man in hospital bed

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

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2 Corinthians 4:17

For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.

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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life....God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 3:16; Romans 5:8

God is gentle and compassionate. God knows your situation and will be compassionate to you if you reach out to Him. God sent His Son Jesus to be crucified, as the ultimate sign of His love for you.

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For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God..... As it is written: "None is righteous, no, not one."

Romans 3:23,10

We are all broken. The Bible calls your brokenness sin. Sin is your state of being separated from God and results in all kinds of evil actions. It also causes you to be unnecessarily anxious, and so selfish that others are hurt by your anxiety.

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For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord..... But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God..... For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.

Romans 6:23; John 1:12; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

God can make you right. Salvation is a free gift, obtained only through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ. No matter how hard you try, your life will never be good enough to earn eternal life. Neither will you ever be too bad to be able to believe in the Name of Jesus.

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God of Every Grace (Lyric Video) - Keith & Kristyn Getty, Matt Boswell, Matt Papa Listen now: https://getty.pub/goegy Subscribe to Keith & Kristyn Getty on YouTube: https://gettymusic.com/youtube Stream this song and others on our official Spotify channel: https://bit.ly/kkgprofile Stay connected: http://www.facebook.com/gettymusic http://instagram.com/gettymusic http://www.gettymusic.com http://www.gettymusicworshipconference.com LYRICS: O let not this world of sorrows Steal my only hope away For the power of Your gospel Shines within this jar of clay In affliction You bring wisdom That my comforts can displace How my true and greatest treasure Is in You the God of grace Now to the God of every grace Who counts my tears, who holds my days I sing through sorrows, sing with faith O praise the God of every grace Weary with the weight I carry Give me wings of faith to rise For You know each grief that lingers Through the watches of the night Surely You have borne our sufferings At the cross took up our pain And You lead us on to glory As we trust You, God of grace Now to the God of every grace Who counts my tears, who holds my days I sing through sorrows, sing with faith O praise the God of every grace There’s a dawning hope before us That I know is soon to break As I wait upon Your mercy Which will swallow every ache Cries of joy and songs of victory When we enter heaven’s gates All Your children home together All with You the God of grace Now to the God of every grace Who counts my tears, who holds my days I sing through sorrows, sing with faith O praise the God of every grace Now to the God of every grace Who counts my tears, who holds my days I sing through sorrows, sing with faith O praise the God of every grace O praise the God of every grace O praise the God of every grace Words and Music by Matt Boswell, Bryan Fowler, and Keith and Kristyn Getty © 2023 Getty Music Publishing (BMI) / Messenger Hymns (BMI) – adm. at MusicServices.com // Be Essential Songs (BMI) / BryanFowlerSongs (BMI) – adm. at EssentialMusicPublishing.com
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