The Purposes of Pain

“Wherefore in all things it behoved Him to be made like unto His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that He Himself hath suffered being tempted, He is able to succour them that are tempted.” Hebrews 2:17-18

We all experience pain, and even suffering at some time in our lives. While our natural reaction to pain is to avoid it, get rid of it, or numb it; we need to realize that God allows pain. In fact, our suffering is a sign of God’s love. Let me explain.

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  1. I really enjoyed reading this article. It has enlighted my understanding of the role pain plays in my life and the church as a whole and how the Church ought to respond to the pain of many lost souls out there. And yes, Jesus went through it all and is the qualified mediator and High Priest. God bless you for sharing this educative and motivating article. Thank you.

Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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