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Joy Through the Night: Biblical Resources for Suffering People (House of Prisca and Aquila) by Aida Besancon Spencer
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 6.33" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2007
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1556355025 ISBN13 9781556355028
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More About Aida Besancon Spencer & William David Spencer
AIda BesanCon Spencer, an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, USA, and assistant professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, is also the author of "Paul's Literary Style."
Aida Besancon Spencer currently resides in South Hamilton, in the state of Massachusetts.
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A Biblical View of the Problem of Suffering Sep 30, 2009
No one can deny that there is pain and suffering in the world, they are common human experiences. This book addresses these issues from a well-rounded biblical perspective. The authors examine a number of reasons why pain and suffering exist, these reasons include: human sin, persecution for our faith, and God's testing or refining process to purify us. The book also acknowledges that sometimes we just do not know why difficulties come into our lives. The authors do not stop with diagnosing the reasons for suffering and pain they also offer counsel about how we can relieve or respond to these problems. This book is very readable and in addition to sound theology it also contains accounts of the authors' own experiences. If you want to have a truly biblical understanding of the problems of suffering and pain or you want to be able to minister with compassion to those who are suffering read this book.