Please make the pain stop
September 14, 2018
Human suffering. In our world of internet and television, we are exposed to scenes of human suffering daily. We look around and see so many struggling with sorrow and pain. It is overwhelming at times. Pastors have a front row seat to human suffering. So many times I have heard people scream, beg, cry out, “Pastor, please make the pain stop!” Pastors are just humans. We cannot make pain stop. Often we are just as you lost, confused and struggling with what words to say. But there is One who we can direct people to – our Lord Jesus Christ!
Consider His words in Matthew 11:28-30: “Com...