I Surrender All

“To the man he said, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and you ate from the tree that I commanded, ‘Don’t eat from it, cursed is the fertile land because of you; in pain you will eat from it every day of your life.” (Genesis 3:17) [CEB]

Suffering And The Christian Hope

“I have refined you, but not as silver is refined. Rather, I have refined you in the furnace of suffering.” (Isaiah 48:10) [NLT] There are several possible reasons for Christian suffering that are distinct from the reasons for the general suffering experienced by everyone: “5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons?…