He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. This passage of scripture is often used at funerals because of the hope it provides to all believers.
What is God’s purpose for pain?
Because Christ willingly bore that pain, believers have the benefit of forgiveness and eternal salvation, which is God’s purpose behind Christ’s pain. John 9:1-3 and 11:1-4 record Christ’s testimony that suffering can come to us so that God might ultimately be glorified.
What does the Bible say about enduring hard times?
Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Psalm 34:10b Those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace—because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock.
Why does God allow hard and painful circumstances?
God loves us, but because of our sinful nature, He allows these things to happen. He knows that by allowing us to experience failure, pain, and struggle, we will grow stronger in our faith and to become closer to Him and moving away from sin. … God does not cause suffering, but He can and may allow it to accomplish good.
What does the Bible say about pain KJV?
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
What does the Bible say about God carrying us?
Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
What God says about overcoming obstacles?
Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Deuteronomy 31:6,8 Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.
What happens when we praise God in difficult times?
Praise Reminds Us that God is in control.
God is never surprised by the things that come into my life. God never says, “Wow, I didn’t see that coming, I hope Billy makes it through this.” When we praise God in difficult times, we gain new hope as we remember that God is in control and is working for my good.
Where is God when you are suffering?
When we are suffering, God is right beside us. Nothing can separate us from His love. He wants to show us His love through His church, and give us a purpose through His Word!