The pain is not going to go away. The realization may have been years in the making, or it may have come in one swift, devastating stroke. But at last, you know that pain–your pain, whatever it may be–is here to stay. Whether it’s an illness, rebellious child, chronic muscle pain, grief, or severe disability in the family, it’s a common experience of all people.
"Human Pain wears a thousand guises," says Joni Eareckson Tada. If you experience chronic pain, you are not alone! 15–30% of people say they experience chronic pain daily. This easy-to-read pamphlet covers the key topics on chronic pain:
Learning to Live with Pain
Facts about Pain
God and Pain: How Should We Pray?
Joni’s Personal Remedy for Pain
What the Bible Says About Pain
The Bible is not silent on God's people enduring pain. Dozens of passages in the Bible are written by biblical figures like David and Paul crying out to God. The Bible teaches that:
Prayer is a powerful tool
How to break free from chronic pain
God is sovereign in your life and your circumstances
Take these relevant biblical examples and harness them into strength. Gain insights, peace, and hope from Joni and her personal experience with chronic pain as well.
Key Features of this Pamphlet
Bible-based: Scripture-focused, this pamphlet will guide you through your journey using relevant verses
Practical: have practical advice and solutions to help yourself or those you serve
Compassionate: this pamphlet was written by an author that has wrestled and made peace with God over chronic pain
Easy-to-Understand: avoids complicated theology and boils down biblical principles in an easy-to-read way that you can grasp in minutes!
Whether you are using this pamphlet for yourself or handing it to a loved one, you can be sure that it will provide the compassionate point of view that those suffering from chronic pain need to hear–because the author herself has been through the trials of chronic illness herself.
About the Author
Joni Eareckson Tada offers hope to people struggling with health and emotional challenges. After a 1967 diving accident left her a spinal cord-injured quadriplegic, Tada embarked on a lifelong study to make sense of suffering from God’s perspective. Joni Eareckson Tada is now an international advocate for individuals with disabilities, and the founder of the non-profit organization, Joni & Friends.