Job knows how to handle suffering -- he mourns it and grieves it. Despair and depression are normal human experiences after times of loss and are not contradictory to our faith. Disappointment, disillusionment and discouragement are God-created emotions. Even the godly can be depressed. Processing pain in a healthy way can deepen our spiritual growth and prepare us to shepherd...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Job 3:1-26, Matthew 5:4, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, Psalm 139
Job's story lifts the curtain between the physical and spiritual world to reveal God's character and Satan's deception. Job's true faith is refined through his suffering. We can learn much from his journey.
Scripture: Job 1 - 42
And when death arrives on our doorstep, he brings all his friends along with him; sorrow, despair, pain, loneliness, depression, addiction, confusion, bitterness, anger and of course grief.
Speaker: John McKinzie
Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30, 1 Peter 5:7, Job 1:20-22, Job 3:1-10, Job 42:1-6
Topic: Death and Dying