2010.6.20 give me an answer pt 2


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2010.6.20 give me an answer pt 2

  1. 2. <ul><li>Nahum 1:7 The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him... </li></ul><ul><li>Psalms 62:11 One thing God has spoken, two things have I heard: that you, O God, are strong… </li></ul>Give Me an Answer
  2. 3. <ul><li>Are Evil and Suffering Evidence Against God? </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>How Does God Redeem Our Suffering? </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. </li></ul>The Incarnation
  5. 6. <ul><li>Hebrews 2:10 In bringing many sons to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>11 Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Hebrews 4:15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are--yet was without sin. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Matthew 27:46 About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, &quot;Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?&quot;--which means, &quot;My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?&quot; </li></ul>The Crucifixion
  10. 11. <ul><li>1 Peter 2:21 To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. 22 &quot;He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth.” </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>1 Peter 2:23 When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly.” </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>1 Peter 2:24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed..” </li></ul>
  13. 14. Palengenesia-
  14. 15. <ul><li>Matthew 19:28 I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things, the Son of Man will sit on his glorious throne. </li></ul>The Resurrection
  15. 16. <ul><li>Revelation 21:1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, &quot;Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>4 He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>5 He who was seated on the throne said, &quot;I am making everything new!&quot; Then he said, &quot;Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.“ </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>2 Corinthians 4:16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>“ They say of some temporal suffering, ‘No future bliss can make up for it,’ but knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.” -C.S. Lewis </li></ul>