Is there a redeeming purpose in pain? A good question. This blogger has some answers. What he says is worth consideration.
I was reminded again this weekend of the power found in our story. God is able to take and redeem the most difficult of experiences and situations and bring about something beautiful amidst the pain. If you have experienced pain, loss, disappointment – that experience is not void of purpose. Understanding the journey of pain wont solve your pressure in this moment. It will perhaps reveal something of God’s leading in your life and how God might use you down the road.
There seems to be a process to our pain: Pain – Sadness – Comfort – Redemption. Each of these have a season where they become prominent in our lives. Knowing the process of pain does not make suffering any easier. It simply gives vision for what is to come.
Pain is the first and most obvious stage in the process. Whether it comes in the form of trauma or…
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