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Overview

Suffering is miserable. When you're overwhelmed by pain and problems, it's easy to feel helpless, hopeless and sinking into a whirlpool of self-pity. Making Sense of Suffering is a Scripture-based pamphlet that will bring hope and comfort to those who are going through personal difficulties and will be a great help to groups dealing with grief, disabilities, emotional and physical trauma, divorce, and more.

Joni Eareckson Tada knows about the emotions that come with suffering firsthand. A diving accident in 1967 left her confined to a wheelchair as a quadriplegic at the age of 17. Joni knows what it's like to suffer chronic pain. Yet she has found comfort and meaning in the God of the Bible.

Joni says, "Somewhere after the first five years of life in my wheelchair, I noticed a change in my hardships. I was beginning to see how my quadriplegia was working for my good and God's glory--simply put, it meant becoming more like Christ." With this pamphlet you will:

  • Understand the answers to common questions about suffering
  • Get insights into struggles that suffering may bring on your faith and how to deal with them
  • How Jesus learned to cope with suffering
  • Understand God's role in our greater stories and his purpose for pain
  • And much more

We're all familiar with the popular passage in Colossians "I rejoice in what was suffered for you," but what does it really mean? How can suffering cause any rejoicing. Dig deep into questions like these with this easy-to-read pamphlet.

Key Features of this Pamphlet
  • Bible-based: scripture-focused, this pamphlet will guide you through your journey using relevant verses
  • Practical: have practical advice and solutions to help yourself or those you serve
  • Compassionate: this pamphlet was written by an author that has wrestled and made peace with God over chronic pain
  • Easy-to-Understand: avoids complicated theology and boils down biblical principles in an easy-to-read way that you can grasp in minutes

About the Author

Joni Eareckson Tada offers hope to people struggling with health and emotional challenges. After a 1967 diving accident left her a spinal cord-injured quadriplegic, Tada embarked on a lifelong study to make sense of suffering from God's perspective. Joni Eareckson Tada is now an international advocate for individuals with disabilities, and the founder of the non-profit organization, Joni & Friends.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596365018
  • ISBN-10: 1596365013
  • Publisher: Aspire Press
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.3 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.05 pounds

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