Articles on Suffering
How can we know whether to persevere through persecution or run away from it?
A Christian's suffering shows the world that Jesus is more valuable than whatever life can give and death can take.
In grief and pain and despair people often say things they otherwise would not say, and we should not reprove them.
When there is work to be done and you are sad, do it with tears, trusting that there will yet be a harvest of joy.
Suffering would seem to threaten endurance, not promote it. But that's not what James says.
Paul was willing to suffer in his service of the gospel. So should we.
It's the seasons of affliction that yield the most spiritual fruit.
A meditation on goodness in Psalm 119:65–72.
The greatest tribute we can pay those who have died is to live for Christ, who is in control.
Thoughts after the collapse of the bridge in Minneapolis.
Noel Piper encourages a friend to hold onto Jesus at Christmas time even if nothing about the holiday season feels joyful.
One of God's gifts to us in suffering is that we see and experience depths of his Word that a life of ease would never yield.
Is there a way that Jewish suffering may find, not its cause, but its final meaning in the suffering of Jesus Christ?
There is a kind of shame that you should not be ashamed of.