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

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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
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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
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.
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.
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