Sermon 2018.09.02 from John Knox on Vimeo.

Good Grief

- 9/2/2018

“The New Testament doesn't take the riddle of suffering and loss and tie them up with a bow. Instead, we're invited to make things better, to feed the sheep. We're instructed to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and visit the sick and imprisoned.

It's as if God tells us that, yes, things are broken. Life hurts. Now, let's work on it together. You will find strength in being weak, you will be first by being last. In other words, God is there with us when we sacrifice our own gain to help others who've lost.”
—Mike McHargue

Three false generalizations about suffering:




Ultimately, what is the reason for suffering?

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