Posted On August 31, 2020

Mark Talbot- When the Stars Disappear: Help and Hope from Stories of Suffering in Scripture Volume 1

by | Aug 31, 2020 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Mark Talbot discuss what it means to suffer profoundly and the purpose of suffering, the best way to help a friend who is suffering, what we can learn from the Psalms of lament, along with his book, When the Stars Disappear: Help and Hope from Stories of Suffering in Scripture Volume 1 (Crossway, 2020).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Mark’s story of suffering.
  • What it means to suffer profoundly, and how does suffering affect Christians.
  • What we can learn from the Psalms of Lament.
  • Advice for those who think they won’t suffer because they are a Christian.
  • The best way to help a friend who is suffering.
  • Scripture’s greatest lesson about suffering.
  • How biblical stories can help encourage the people of God not to give up.

About the Guest

Mark Talbot (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is associate professor of philosophy at Wheaton College. His areas of expertise include philosophical psychology, philosophical theology, David Hume, Augustine, and Jonathan Edwards. He and his wife, Cindy, have one daughter and three grandchildren. Mark attends Christ Presbyterian Church in Roselle, Illinois.

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