Articles on Suffering

When There's Crisis at Christmas

by Noel Piper

Noel Piper encourages a friend to hold onto Jesus at Christmas time even if nothing about the holiday season feels joyful.

Embracing the Pain of Shame

by John Piper

There is a kind of shame that you should not be ashamed of.

The Passion of Jesus Christ and the Passion of Auschwitz

by John Piper

Is there a way that Jewish suffering may find, not its cause, but its final meaning in the suffering of Jesus Christ?

Luther, Bunyan, Bible and Pain

Psalms 119:71

by John Piper

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.