October 9, 2022

When You Encounter the Storm of Life

John 16:33

I. What not to say to people who suffer loss

1. Anything critical of the mourner

2. Anything that tries to minimize the mourner’s pain

3. Anything that asks the mourner to disguise or reject his feelings

II. Lessons learned from Job

1. Don’t blame yourself or be hard on yourself

2. Let your pain be pain – do not deny your pain

3. Open yourself to change

4. Trust in the Lord