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Where is God when it hurts?

Philip Yancey

Where is God when it hurts?

coming to terms with the tough times in your life

by Philip Yancey

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Published by HarperPaperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPhilip Yancey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT732.7 .Y36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19532268M

    Just sleep 1 Kings She had written a list of advantages to being poor, and Yancey expanded and adapted it to include suffering. That, too, is part of his ministry to his servant. Posted by.

    Or who has been His counselor? Yet when you turn the quilt over, you see how the maker has craftily woven together each strand to form a beautiful creation, much like the life of a believer Isaiah Yet ministering to the needy is not an option for the Christian, but a command. Together these five principles have the power to transform what would otherwise be useless suffering into a means of great sanctification and personal fulfillment. By: Philip Yancey Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins Unabridged 4. Can he be trusted?

    In so doing we become an incarnation of Christ's risen body. We need to note the patience of God in dealing with His servant ; The Promise comprises three parts, each addressing a step in the process of healing. With an accessible voice and calming pastoral guidance, Father Jonathan leads readers through each step of suffering—from doubt and anger to healing and acceptance. First, time has passed by. The four areas every suffering person will face are fear, helplessness, meaning and hope.


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Where is God when it hurts? by Philip Yancey Download PDF Ebook

Subliminally, he gives vent to cynicism, to a spirit of nihilism, to Where is God when it hurts? book, resentment and regret that borders on guilt. I do not look upon each day as another day closer to death, but as another day of life, to be appreciated and enjoyed.

Think of a parent who Where is God when it hurts? book a young child. Yet he also points to what we can be sure of: "the historical fact of the cross and the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, of His victory over pain, evil and death--the fact that God took our suffering into Himself.

But, they had also suggested that Job was near death in their response. Half of them think it is a hotel, the other half think it is a prison. A week has transpired since the great confession of Job to his wife in chapter 2.

In the same way, we members of Christ's body should learn to attend to the pains of the rest of the body. All of this signaled a funeral: that Job was near to death.

Those who think it a hotel might regard it as quite intolerable, and those who thought it was a prison might decide that it was really surprisingly comfortable. That, too, is part of his ministry to his servant. Real stories. The final section is also helpful, yet the help is mitigated by his bad theology.

Fear, bitterness, anger, and doubt can cause us to forget that within our places of struggle and suffering--GOD is there, providing hope and grace. Do you remember, too, how utterly pastoral God was in dealing with Elijah? However, he is so determined to keep God from being a cause of suffering in any way that he drifts toward deism theologically.

Even though we do not always see the good ends to which God is working things out, we can be assured that a time will come when we will understand and see more clearly. But with all those texts on pain, the author felt there was room for one more that dealt with the subject on a level that today's average reader can grasp and follow.

They may be mistaken. We need to ask ourselves, have we felt like this? Philip Yancey gives the listener a probing and impassioned look at grace: what it looks like - but more importantly, what it doesn't look like. Job holds firm in the face of such jabs as "Are you more righteous than God?

We cannot counsel that which we do not appreciate. He spent time with a group of terminal patients who formed a support group called Make Today Count. Resource Library. So, we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, because we know and believe that what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal 2 Corinthians ; Because of the color of their skin, houses and churches were burned.

He continues, "God commands us to pray 1Thesand prayer is one of the deep desires of the redeemed heart. They had wept aloud and tore their clothes and sprinkled dust on their heads He found a lot of authors from earlier generations had dealt with this problem of pain, such as Aquinas, Bunyan, Donne, Luther, Calvin and Augustine.

Quotes and Notes According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now, also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.

There are four frontiers that everyone who suffers faces and that is fear, helplessness, meaning, and hope. Buckley and Martin Luther King, Jr.Does God order our suffering? Does he decree an abusive childhood, orchestrate a jet crash, steer a tornado through a community?

Or did he simply wind up the world's mainspring and now is watching from a distance?

A Book I can Highly Recommend

In this Gold Medallion Award--winning book, Philip Yancey reveals a God who is neither capricious nor unconcerned. Feb 26,  · Though decidedly non-fiction, "Where Is God When It Hurts" takes a novel approach toward the apparent problems of pain and sorrow.

Well, it's unique in terms of most literature, yet (as admitted by the author) essentially straight from the scriptures!/5.

Feb 04,  · Where Is God Where is God when it hurts? book It Hurts? by Philip Yancey (pgs. ) I honestly believe that Mr. Yancey would have to answer the question which is the title of his book - I don't know where God is when it hurts.

Yancey's theology undermines a book that really has a lot of good material and is.Jan 20,  · Philip Yancey pdf the question pdf of us ask when we suffer or when we see others suffer, namely, “Where is God when it hurts?” In parts one and two of the book he examines the biological nature of pain and considers, largely through the example of Job, the biblical approach to suffering, stressing the importance of our response.Feb 26,  · Though decidedly non-fiction, "Where Is God When It Hurts" takes a novel approach toward the apparent problems of pain and sorrow.

Well, it's unique in terms of most literature, yet (as admitted by the author) essentially straight from the scriptures!/5.Jan 02,  · Where is God when it hurts? The message to take with you ebook hard times is that when ebook cannot see His hand, trust His heart, and know for certain that He has not forsaken you.

When you seem to have no strength of your own, that is when you can most fully rest in His presence and know that His strength is made perfect in your weakness (2.