“Maturity in the Christian life is needing Jesus more, not needing Jesus less. We don’t graduate out of needing him.” – Sam Allberry

In this episode of You’re Not Crazy, Ray Ortlund and Sam Allberry use Scripture and their own experience to address the important role of the minister to bring comfort to suffering people.

  • Comfort to the suffering (00:00)
  • Does Jesus regret getting involved with you? (2:18)
  • Pastors who sin and suffer caring for people who sin and suffer (7:39)
  • How painful the goodness of the Lord will be (12:01)
  • 3×5 cards in a cupboard (15:05)
  • Not supposed to feel pain (19:18)
  • Recommended resource: Suffering Wisely and Well by Eric Ortlund (21:37)

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