A snippet of Romans 8:28—“All things work together for good”—is often blithely quoted to sufferers as if it is a panacea. But when offered this way, it rarely provides comfort. This is unfortunate because the eighth chapter of Romans is intended to connect to hurting and struggling people. Brad Hambrick reestablishes that connection by first uncovering some false beliefs about suffering and then placing Romans 8:28 in its proper context, enabling us to appreciate its stunning truth.
Making Peace with Romans 8:28
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 28:3 | 2014