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Suffering Is Never for Nothing

Suffering Is Never for Nothing

When we walk through suffering, it has the potential to devastate and destroy, or to be the gateway to gratitude and joy.

Elisabeth Elliot was no stranger to suffering. Her first husband, Jim, was murdered by the Waoroni people in Ecuador moments after he arrived in hopes of sharing the gospel. Her second husband was lost to cancer. Yet, it was in her deepest suffering that she learned the deepest lessons about God.

Why doesn’t God do something about suffering? He has, He did, He is, and He will.

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The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd

The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd

$16.99

John Bunyan suffered long-term imprisonment, even when a simple promise to cease preaching would have freed him, and he was moved to rely on God even more… Despite month after month of debilitating depression, William Cowper's poetry reflected the sustaining characte...

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The Life of Illness: One Woman’s Journey

The Life of Illness: One Woman’s Journey

$52.50

The Life of Illness tells is one woman’s courageous struggle with kidney failure, illness and death, yet it is truly about life, hope, faith and the transformative power of caring for one another. Inspired by the works of philosophers, literary authors and poets,...

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The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering

The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering

$12.99

Twenty-one surgeries by age thirteen. Years in the hospital. Verbal and physical bullying from schoolmates. Multiple miscarriages as a young wife. The death of a child. A debilitating progressive disease. Riveting pain. Abandonment. Unwanted divorce. Vaneetha Rendall Risner begged God for grace that would deliver her. But God offered something better: his sustaining grace.

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When Chronic Pain & Illness Take Everything Away: How to Mourn Our Losses

When Chronic Pain & Illness Take Everything Away: How to Mourn Our Losses

$7.99
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Chronic pain, illness, and disability take so much away. Sometimes it seems as though they take everything we have ever loved and held dear. Our physical abilities and our jobs. Our current passions and future dreams. Our finances and our friends. Our sense of community and our ability to engage the...

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When There Is No Cure: How to Thrive While Living with the Pain and Suffering of Chronic Illness

When There Is No Cure: How to Thrive While Living with the Pain and Suffering of Chronic Illness

$14.99

How do you live well when the physical foundation of your life is crumbling? This is the challenge for millions who live with diseases for which there is no cure. These incurable ailments produce a life of constant pain, fatigue, numbness, dizziness, and other debilitating symptoms that create chronic suffering.

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You Gotta Keep Dancin’: In the Midst of Life’s Hurts, You Can Choose Joy!

You Gotta Keep Dancin’: In the Midst of Life’s Hurts, You Can Choose Joy!

$12.99

Life can be tough. Stress, disappointment, heartache, hurt–all are part of the human condition. But while pain is unavoidable, misery is optional! The freeing message of You Gotta Keep Dancin’ is that, no matter what In the midst of life's hurts, you can choose Joy!

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A Heart Set Free: A Journey to Hope through the Psalms of Lament

A Heart Set Free: A Journey to Hope through the Psalms of Lament

$12.99

How often do you look to God in His Word for help and hope? How often do you turn to Him when you feel anxious, distraught, or abandoned? How often do you bring your burdens to your Savior? Take a journey of hope through the Psalms of lament.

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