Does God View Suffering Like We Do?

Relational brokenness.  Horrifying news from the doctor.  Vocational rejection.  Violence.  Coercive government.  Sexual exploitation.  Chronic pain.  Unsatisfied, unexplained craving.  The humility of acknowledged sin.  The death sentence of suppressed truth.  To be human is to suffer. Diverse biblical authors consistently claim the rescue of humankind was brought about through the suffering of One.  Jesus Christ…