Why does God make us go through hard times?
God Allows Suffering to Bring Us Closer to Him And He often uses hard times to get our attention. When things are going great we are not so quick to turn to Him. But when trials come, they often drive us to our knees in search of answers and comfort.
How do you endure hard times?
Here are some tips to help you get through the hard times:
- Keep your routine. As hard as it is sometimes, it is best to keep your routine as much as possible.
- Exercise and eat well.
- Schedule in ‘do nothing’ time.
- Take a new risk.
- Persist and chip away at it.
- Stay diplomatic.
- Ice people out.
- Buy yourself something new.
Why does it feel like God is punishing me?
Feeling like you’re being punished by God is normal for two reasons: 1) life is filled with difficult losses, terrible tragedies, and dry stretches of boredom and loneliness; and 2) you are human, which means you screw up. You make mistakes, hurt others, fail to live up to your own standards, and let people down.
Does God forgive me for being angry at him?
From one end of the Bible to the other, God repeatedly promises to forgive all who come to Him in repentance and faith. The Bible says, “The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love” (Psalm 145:8).
Does Job get angry with God?
Despite his anger, Job does something that I struggle with. He rushes to God in his anger – not away. When I’m angry at God, I’m more likely to avoid him. I tend to go cold on my Bible reading and praying, and retreat into complaints and bitterness.
Why is it a sin to be lazy?
It is a sin to be lazy. Laziness causes people to stop growing. Being lazy is refusing to obey God and refusing to do everything for His glory. It causes people to miss out on relying on the Holy Spirit for rest even in the hardest and craziest of times.
How can I stop being so lazy?
How to overcome laziness
- Make your goals manageable. Setting unrealistic goals and taking on too much can lead to burnout.
- Don’t expect yourself to be perfect.
- Use positive instead of negative self-talk.
- Create a plan of action.
- Use your strengths.
- Recognize your accomplishments along the way.
- Ask for help.
- Avoid distraction.
Is there a cure for laziness?
There’s no simple cure for being lazy. The only way to overcome it is by setting your mind to the task and getting up and completing it. Start right now to develop the self-discipline you need to reach your goals.
Can a lazy person change?
Master changing one lazy habit at a time. Yes, it will take some time to form new habits and completely replace the habit of laziness. But it will be well worth it in the end. You just need to begin with ONE thing.