Monthly Archives: September 2013

R.C. Sproul Jr. on Suffering

A helpful interview with R.C. Sproul Jr. (via TGC) who recently lost both his wife and his special needs daughter within ten months of each other. See below for the questions he answers and the time stamps on the video.

What was it that prompted you to attend worship the morning your wife, Denise, died? (00:49)

What enabled you to teach a series on suffering after having just experienced so much? (03:11)

Why should we try to “own” the sovereignty of God in the context of suffering? (05:03)

Why are those in the contemporary church struggling so much with suffering and the sovereignty of God? (07:48)

Why do bad things happen to “good” people? (10:05)

When Jesus suffered and died on Calvary, did God suffer? (12:00)

How do you hope this series will benefit the church? (14:37)

How can Christians encourage those who are in the midst of great hardship? (16:12)

How are you doing? (18:46)