Posts Tagged With: Newtown Connecticut; suffering

Part I: For Goodness Sake

I had a post ready to publish last Friday, but then “the devil rolled into Newtown,” as I remember hearing the news anchor, Bill Hemmer, express.  Most energy moves to the point of pain, so what I once had to say became unimportant.  Language cannot express the suffering, so as the Scriptures explain, “We know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now,” referring to the coming birth of “the glory that is to be revealed to us” in God’s eternal state when evil is banished (context of Romans 8: 18-30).  “. . .We ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly. . . .”  This passage also states that the Spirit of God groans for us because we are too weak to even know how to pray!

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