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The Whys and Hows of Suffering
Episode 1219th September 2021 • Theology Meets Reality • Greg and Lisa Casimir
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In this final episode on suffering, we dig into the questions that naturally arise when we are suffering. Why is this happening? How can God allow it? How can we endure it? We speak candidly and share lots of great resources to help answer these questions. Maybe the question that we are really asking in suffering is "Who? Who is God in the midst of the world's trials?"

We also talk about our role in the suffering of others and how to comfort them without being able to answer their questions or fix their pain.

"Slugs can't hug"

Resources mentioned in this episode:

A Path Through Suffering by Elisabeth Elliot

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

This Beautiful Truth by Sarah Clarkson

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson

Trusting God by Jeff Bridges

Also a book we didn't mention but highly recommend is Prayer in the Night by Tish Harrison Warren