The lesson of suffering

When I was in Ethiopia teaching Wisdom Literature, we spent a lot of time in Job. I asked the class one day, “What have you learned from Job, or learned from suffering?” One student answered: “Suffering is an opportunity to upgrade my faith.” I learn far more teaching in Ethiopia than I can give out.Continue reading “The lesson of suffering”

Fire and the Testing of the Heart

3 A crucible is for silver and a furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart. (Prov. 17:3, CEB) 8 “But if I go to the east, he is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find him. 9 When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turnsContinue reading “Fire and the Testing of the Heart”