The Sweet Side of Suffering: Recognizing God's Best When Facing Life's Worst
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Sweet Side of Suffering: Recognizing God's Best When Facing Life's Worst

4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Suffering is often a reality people don’t choose. However, they do have a choice in how to respond to it. In The Sweet Side of Suffering, author M. Esther Lovejoy explores the character of God to help readers find a response that sweetens the bitter waters of suffering. This engaging book is written in a narrative voice, sharing biblical truths and practical insights from...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1st 2013 by Discovery House Publishers
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 36)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
John
Balm to a troubled soul. This is the testimony of one who has walked the hard road and found Jesus to be with her in the journey. This is the counsel of one who has be in the desert place and been guided to the water of life. This is warm, solid, insightful, engaging, hopeful and enlightening aid for any heart wounded by the traumas of life.
Kelli (I'd So Rather Be Reading)
Suffering is an unwanted but all-too-real part of life. I seem to have experienced more of it than I ever thought I would in the past year, with multiple health issues which remain unresolved. I don't even have a concrete diagnosis for one of my biggest problems. The fact that I have health problems makes me more sensitive to others' suffering. I am old before my time, in that regard.

I saw this book on NetGalley and thought it might help me personally. I often struggle with wanting to ask God,...more
IrenesChristianReviews
I have nothing but positive things to say about this book. It is such an encouragement to read how another Christian has worked through suffering of some kind and come out praising the Lord. I gave this book 5/5 stars and was happy to do so! I would recommend this book to anyone going through a difficult day. We all deal with different issues. This book reminds us look to the Lord for our comfort as he knows what we are going through because he allowed it. The author also reminds us this is our...more
Dorothy Persch
Very good - thanks, Marilyn - I really enjoyed it.
Mary
It is a book of hope and encouragement with many insights that make you pause to absorb or even reread because they are so profound.
Melissa Koch
Melissa Koch marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2014
Lise
Lise added it
Jul 10, 2014
Lorrie
Lorrie marked it as to-read
May 19, 2014
Tracy Lynn Shaw
Tracy Lynn Shaw marked it as to-read
May 17, 2014
Anna
Anna is currently reading it
Apr 27, 2014
Kailey
Kailey marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2014
Halle
Halle added it
Apr 22, 2014
Shatarra
Shatarra is currently reading it
Mar 05, 2014
Marcy Ross
Marcy Ross marked it as to-read
Mar 05, 2014
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2014
Katie
Katie marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2014
Bridgette Coleman
Bridgette Coleman is currently reading it
Jan 28, 2014
brenda lyon
brenda lyon marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2014
Jan
Jan marked it as to-read
Nov 11, 2013
Darla
Darla marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2013
Krista
Krista added it
Sep 20, 2013
Jen
Jen is currently reading it
Aug 01, 2013
Julie
Julie marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2013
Raluca
Raluca marked it as to-read
May 04, 2013
Kimberly Foerg
Kimberly Foerg marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2013
Dai Bakeks
Dai Bakeks marked it as to-read
Apr 20, 2013
Renee
Renee marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book