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Understanding Suffering in Relation to End of Life with Joni Eareckson Tada

Understanding Suffering in Relation to End of Life with Joni Eareckson Tada

Our lives have value until the very end of them, even when we experience the pain of the "left hand of God," as Joni calls it. In this one day Focus on the Family broadcast Jim Daly & John Fuller talk with Joni Eareckson Tada over her book, When is it Right to Die? Joni powerfully shares what she has learned about joy in the midst of chronic pain and suffering; and how no one can determine...

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Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense by Paul Tripp

Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense by Paul Tripp

Sometimes life just hurts. Out of nowhere, death, illness, unemployment, or a difficult relationship can change our lives and challenge everything we thought we knew. But in the midst of all this pain and confusion, we are not alone. Weaving together his personal...

Paul Tripp and David Powlison Talk About Anxiety and Depression

Paul Tripp and David Powlison Talk About Anxiety and Depression

What’s the best way a gospel-preaching church can help its members who struggle with depression and anxiety? Pastor and author Paul Tripp sat down with David Powlison, TGC Council member and executive director of the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation...

When God Took Away His Goodness in My Grief

When God Took Away His Goodness in My Grief

Tim Challies lost his 20yo son in 2020. As for all of us who have lost children the road of grief is hard and longer than we expected, and we always have an eye out for drinks of divine refreshment that helps us to make sense of loss and God's providence in our...

Nancy Guthrie on Grieving a Loss

Nancy Guthrie on Grieving a Loss

How can you get through the long days of grief? Will you ever find joy again? Nancy Guthrie talks about grief and gives us seven things to get us through to the other side of grief. This was delivered at the TGC Women's conference in 2016.Seven things to help you get...

The Steadfast Love of the Lord Endures Forever | Psalm 118 part 2

The Steadfast Love of the Lord Endures Forever | Psalm 118 part 2

In the second half of Psalm 118 we see the Christologic connections to Christ and redemptive plan of salvation emerge from the historic musical procession of the Israelites as they thank God for their deliverance. We learn that the crisis that threatened their...

The Lord is on My Side, and is my “Azar”

The Lord is on My Side, and is my “Azar”

The last of the Hallel psalms, Psalm 118 is an epic tale of a people who have learned to trust in the Lord in the face of great distress, and the strength that they were able to show knowing that the Lord is on their side, he is their “azar,” and he is their refuge....

Are You Suffering? | Costi Hinn

Are You Suffering? | Costi Hinn

Costi Hinn presents a short 2 minute video with 3 biblical truths about suffering. Costi is the nephew of Benny Hinn and grew up in the health, wealth, prosperity gospel, and was being groomed for leadership, until he was saved out of that heresy. Now, he has devoted...

Psalm 22 Podcast Episode Guide

Psalm 22 Podcast Episode Guide

There are 6 messages in this series on Psalm 22. This is a rich psalm filled with marvelous insight to encourage and comfort the suffering Christian. It provides some of the grandest truths in all of Scripture, Job-like in it's intensity and Revelation-like in it's...

Finding Joy & Security in the Midst of Trials | A Sermon  on Psalm 16

Finding Joy & Security in the Midst of Trials | A Sermon on Psalm 16

Many of the psalms are birthed out of situations of suffering, pain, and disappointment. As life doesn’t unfold for us as we thought it would, our confusion over life’s realities shake our trust in the things we put our hope in. Our carefully laid out plans, the...

Trials & Suffering | Ligonier Ministries Panel Discussion

Trials & Suffering | Ligonier Ministries Panel Discussion

It's not often we find very strong, theological discussions about suffering and trials. Recently, Ligonier Ministries streamed a panel discussion about it. It featured Derek Thomas, Dr. Burk Parsons, and Chris Larson, CEO of Ligonier. While the discussion was largely...