Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. You know, everyone who takes the Bible seriously agrees that God hates suffering. Jesus spent most of His time relieving it. In lots of places of the Bible, God tells us to feed the hungry, and clothe the poor and visit prisoners, and speak up for the helpless. That shows God's heart. When we feel compassion for people in distress, we should know that God feels it first. And He shows this every day, even now, by raising sick people from their beds, sometimes to the wonder of doctors. Every day God grants childless couples babies, and he pulls depressed people out of the pits, and he protects people with Alzheimers from crossing the street, and He writes happy endings to sad situations. So, be encouraged if you are suffering today. Trust God's heart; He doesn’t take delight in your suffering. He takes delight in how it all fits together for your good… for your happy ending.
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