Why the Righteous Suffer

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This question, “Why must the righteous suffer?” is as old as time. There is only one place that we can find an answer, and that is in the Bible. You do not need to study the Scriptures long to learn why sinners meet reverses and anguish. They are apart from God. Their sorrow is the result of their sins. But why do Christians suffer?

Scripture teaches that many Christians suffer so that they may fellowship with others who are in affliction. Only those who have known sorrow and suffering can have fellowship with those in affliction. The Word of God also teaches that Christians suffer in order that they might glorify God in their lives. The Bible further teaches that Christians suffer in order that God might teach them lessons in prayer. Also, Christians suffer in order that God might bring them to repentance.

Billy Graham addresses: Why does God allow suffering?

Prayer for the day

How tender is Your comfort, Lord. How loving Your chastening.

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  1. Autumn says:

    God allways loves. He constantly stays on my mind and in my heart for I am not in the way of the world, and I thank my father for this because when I was in the worlds way, I wasn’t the person that I longed too be , but he allowed me to understand and now today I love fellowship , and it’s my duty to always keep his name on my lips to others and try to bring those that don’t know God , that they may give there life too him, I am a walking testamoney . My lord and savor is my life. And I thank him for all that I have been thru on this journey, because it has tought me many things and continues to every day . I love you my Father God. May everyone have a Blessed day!

  2. Arjun Dixit says:

    Praise The Lord.

  3. Li says:

    Thank You, Lord, for loving me so much, that even through my suffering, you are drawing me closer to You. I love you, Lord

  4. Joe says:

    Thank you dear Lord for being quick to love and slow to anger.

  5. Gerry says:

    A believing father and mother chastise their children to help them understand right from wrong. God does the same with his children it’s through the valleys of life that we learn and grow to trust in him even more.

  6. Joyce Paul says:


  7. lillianpennington says:

    this is truly a blessing and god giving gift. the most important thing is that you have reach god people universal. people will not have any excuses that they cannot complaint about very best of how the Christian suffer .

  8. Lois Klaus says:

    Thank you. Am trusting God for healing.

  9. kimberly tan says:

    Thanks, just what I needed.

  10. Happiness Philipo says:

    A christian suffer make a christian to be near with God and trust God not man.