Glorious ruin : how suffering sets you free

by Tullian Tchividjian

Paper Book, 2012



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Colorado Springs, CO : David C Cook, 2012.


In this world, one thing is certain: Everybody hurts. Suffering may take the form of tragedy, heartbreak, or addiction. Or it could be something more mundane (but no less real), like resentment, loneliness, or disappointment. But theres unfortunately no such thing as a painless life. In Glorious Ruin, best-selling author Tullian Tchividjian takes an honest and refreshing look at the reality of suffering, the ways we tie ourselves in knots as we try to deal with it, and the comfort of the gospel for those who cant seem to fix themselves or others. This is not so much an audio book about why God allows suffering or even how we should approach suffering it is an audio book about the tremendously liberating and gloriously counterintuitive truth of a God who suffers with you and for you. It is an audio book, in other words, about the kind of hope that takes the shape of a cross.… (more)

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LibraryThing member revslick
Tullian - A theology of the cross defines life in terms of giving rather than taking, self-sacrifice rather than self-protection, dying rather than killing. Oh, yeah, and don't forget life is suffering. God is still there just don't go sending any pies into the sky.



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