Suffering

Gospel Hope When Life Doesn't Make Sense
Narrated by: Bevan Greiner
Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
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Sometimes life doesn’t make sense. When death, illness, unemployment, or a difficult relationship challenges everything we thought we knew, we can feel utterly unprepared to cope. Best-selling author Paul David Tripp weaves together his personal story, years of counseling experience, and biblical insights to help us in the midst of suffering, identifying six traps to avoid - including doubt, discouragement, and denial - and six comforts to embrace - including God’s presence, God’s people, and God’s grace.

Exploring a wide range of common experiences, this raw yet hope-filled book will empower listeners to cling to God's promises when trials come and then move forward with the hope of the gospel.

©2018 Paul David Tripp (P)2018 Paul Tripp Ministries, Inc.

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game changer

God definitely encouraged Paul Tripp in the writings, encouragement, revelation, and love that is found in this book.

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Re: Very Good Book

If you are suffering right now this is a book for you. Right now my husband is suffering from 3 major health problems all at the same time. We’re tempted to just throw up our hands & quit. But this book reminds us of all we have in Christ Jesus. Read or listen to & be blessed.

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Hope for suffering

I got this book on Audible after hearing about Paul Tripp’s story of suffering. I too am dealing with life-altering, terminal disease. He was able to pull from my gray matter and heart what I’ve “talked” my whole life. But now it counts. Highly recommend for anyone suffering or for care givers of the suffering.

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A Healthy Reminder of Life’s Circumstances and God’s Gift

Like Paul David Tripp, I’ve been through devastating physical times - mine due to seizures - and these valleys have brought me to Christ, and the Holy Spirit inside reminds me and brings me to better understanding each day. This book has been a great help as I’ve not been depressed but have always had low self-esteem. To know that God offers His grace in salvation humbles me more than a seizure does, and makes me love Him even more.

Bevan Greiner’s voice is amazing, with clear diction. And Paul David Tripp’s words are precise, cutting through my wayward thoughts to point me back to God’s Word and His Will. Well done, sir! I pray this book leads others to a better relationship with the Lord through prayer and His Word!

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Epic read

Best book on the topic of suffering I’ve ever heard. Mr Tripp covers ever facet of the topic with respect for people & honor for Gods Word. And the format is perfect for small groups with discussion questions at the end of each chapter.

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Inspiring and thought provoking

The narrator was great and kept you captivated. The book hits so close to home, it has special meaning to me. I will listen again.

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Wonderful

No words to describe how good this book was for me. Thanks to the narrator and author.

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Like meeting with a wise and kind mentor

You can tell that the author has bathed in the Grace of God like only someone who has seen much sorrow can. His tenor is warm and kind, humble and patient but completely unafraid to tell it like it is. He speaks directly and frankly about sin without any hint of condemnation and every sentence points to Christ.

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Suffering teaches

Suffering is not permanent and teaches us to trust the Everliving One and lean on the saints not ourselves

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Suffering Will Be Your Experience

Whether you’re in the midst of suffering or not, it will invade your life at some point. This book has the message of hope, purpose, and life sustaining grace for everyone who suffers...simply one of the best books I’ve ever read on the topic!

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  • 01-28-20

Brilliant perspective

A brilliant outlook on suffering, helped me greatly to put things into perspective when I lost very close loved ones and had to be there to support the family

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-13-18

compassionate and so helpful

Compelling, honest, true and comforting - a book I want everyone to read and sensitively read. Excellent all round!

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  • Wade
  • 02-18-19

For all people w terminal illnesses

It turns out this book is for all Christians because sooner or later we don’t get what we want - life happens. Now I am equipped with the mindset that things will go wrong and God will give me the grace to get through.

Thank you Paul David Tripp for another great resource.