Conformity to Christ in Suffering

In his book, Why Does it Have to Hurt?: The Meaning of Christian Suffering, Dan McCartney has some very thoughtful words commenting on 1 Pet 2:4-9: The foundation stone, "capstone" (v.7), or "cornerstone" (v.6) is clearly Jesus.  As Peter points out, the Old Testament prophesied that people would reject this one on whom the people… Continue reading Conformity to Christ in Suffering

Sharing in Christ’s Sufferings

Over the past few months, my colleague at Christ Reformed Church, Ken Samples, has been teaching about suffering in the Christian life.  As a textbook for his Sunday school class, he has recommended When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty by Joni Eareckson Tada and Steven Estes. I have been reading through… Continue reading Sharing in Christ’s Sufferings