A national poll asked: “If you could ask God only one question and you knew he would give you an answer, what would you ask?” The most popular response was this: “Why is there pain and suffering in the world?”
Some people think it’s punishment for sin. They wonder if they’ve done something to deserve their hardship.
It’s a big topic. Even the disciples wondered about it.
This sermon works through a few aspects of this topic with the lens of John 9 and the healing of the man born blind. No matter what you’re dealing with, what God can do through you is greater than what has happened to you.
Below is the YouTube video version. Under that is the audio-only download. You can also access a link to the “growing deeper” background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast.
As mentioned, you can access the extra “growing deeper” background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan (by clicking here) or by finding it wherever you subscribe to podcasts — iTunes (Apple Podcasts), Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or TuneIn). It’s called “The God who works wonders through suffering and pain: the healing of the man born blind.”