Words of Life|Pastor Balan Swaminathan|HIPM

Suffering, the Cause & Effect

November 22, 2019

What causes suffering? - Why there is suffering?
1. We live in a fallen world
2. Because of our own foolishness
3. Because it is God’s discipline
4. We suffer persecution because of our faith

What suffering does to a child of God.?
1. Suffering develops character
2. Suffering keeps down pride
3. Suffering brings continued dependency on God
4. Out faith gets tested and made strong while suffering
5. Suffering prepares us to help others, to be used by God