Strength in the River: Lessons in Hope from Suffering Saints of the Bible
Author Steve Swartz
A biblical theology of suffering revealed through the lives of those who experienced and taught about suffering in the Scriptures.
Strength in the River is refreshingly biblical and God-centered, while also offering pastoral comfort and strength. It is full of wisdom and practical advice.
Diana Lynn Severance, Director of the Dunham Bible Museum at Houston Baptist University
The great English preacher of the nineteenth century, Charles Spurgeon, wrote: “I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” Can you do that when you are experiencing God’s severe providence? This book will help you learn!
John D. Street, Professor and Chair of the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling at The Master’s University, member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, author of Men Counseling Men.
Steve Swartz serves as senior preaching pastor of Grace Bible Church of Bakersfield, California. He is the author of Shattered Shepherds, a book for church leaders facing ministry hardships, and a regular lecturer at John MacArthur’s Grace Advance Academy, a post-graduate academy for church-planting pastors. He is the featured Bible teacher with Steadfast in The Faith, the online media ministry of Grace Bible Church.