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Coping With Tragedy

Suffering

What the Bible Says About Suffering

Does God care about our trials and pain?

Suffering​—Is It Punishment From God?

Does God use sickness or tragedies to punish people for their sins?

How Can I Deal With Tragedy?

Young people relate what helped them to cope.

A Real Hope for a Better Tomorrow

Why are the promises found in the Bible different from the promises and predictions that people make?

What Should I Know About Sexual Assault?​—Part 2: Recovery

Read firsthand expressions from abuse victims who have recovered.

Does God Care About Our Suffering?

Some people question if God exists because of the suffering they see. Learn from God’s Word how our suffering affects Him.

Why Does God Allow Evil and Suffering?

How did evil begin, and why has God allowed it to continue? Will there ever be an end to suffering?

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

The Bible provides a satisfying and comforting answer.

Why Did God Allow the Holocaust to Happen?

Many have asked why a loving God would permit so much suffering. The Bible provides satisfying answers!

The End of Suffering Is at Hand!

God has promised to remove all causes of suffering. How and when will he do this?

Life Without Suffering—A Trustworthy Promise

The Bible promises that all disasters and tragedies will soon be gone forever.

Death of a Loved One

When a Loved One Dies

How can a person cope with grief? And is there any hope for our loved ones who have died?

When Tragedy Strikes—Loss of a Loved One

Five of Ronaldo’s close family members died in a car crash 16 years ago. Although he still feels a void, he has found inner peace.

Coping With Grief​—What You Can Do Today

Many have been able to deal with the grief of losing a loved one by taking a few basic steps.

Is Life Worth Living When a Loved One Dies?

Consider five practical suggestions that can help you to endure the loss of a loved one.

When a Parent Dies

The loss of a parent is a devastating blow. What can help young people manage the range of emotions that are sure to follow?

When Children Grieve

How did the Bible help three young people deal with the death of a family member?

When Your Child Asks About Death

Four steps can help you answer their questions and show them how to cope with the loss of a loved one.

Hope for the Dead​—How Can You Be Sure?

The Bible provides two sound reasons for trusting in the resurrection.

What Hope Is There for the Dead?

What happens to us when we die? Will we ever see our dead loved ones again?

The Best Help for Those Who Grieve

The Bible can provide the best help for those who grieve.

Disasters

Who Will Save the Earth?

According to some environmental experts, human actions are threatening species with extinction and damaging the biodiversity of the planet as never before.

Coping With Natural Disasters

What practical steps should you take to prepare? How can a relationship with God help you to cope?

When Disaster Strikes​—Steps That Can Save Lives

These tips could save your life and the lives of others.

Is Life Worth Living When Disaster Strikes?

The Bible provides practical guidance that can help you to recover from a natural disaster.

What Does the Bible Say About Natural Disasters?

Are they punishment from God? Does God help victims of natural disasters?

Philippines Typhoon​—Faith Conquers Adversity

Survivors describe what happened when Super Typhoon Haiyan struck.