Where Is God When It Hurts?

by Philip Yancey

Paperback, 1997

Status

Available

Call number

242 Yan

Publication

Zondervan

User reviews

LibraryThing member tcarter
I resisted reading this for a long time, as I have a bit of a phobia about popular Christian paperbacks. I regret this, as this is a rounded, mature and thoughtful discussion of the struggles of Christians who suffer. Real life examples and the development of general principles with Biblical foundations bring hope and encourage faith in the God who loves us and lives with us in the world.… (more)
LibraryThing member Steve777
I have recommended this amazing book to many of my medical patients, who have been greatly comforted by its wisdom in the midst of their pain and suffering.
LibraryThing member ElTomaso
Yancey helps shed light on the complex and significant relationship between faith and suffering.
LibraryThing member BethanyBible
Where is God When It Hurts offers encouraging and strengthening testimonies as well as an understanding look at some of the problems involved in suffering. Philip Yancey makes clear the sustaining grace and hope that are available to us from God in our time of need. He has entered the world of the sufferer to find out what difference it makes to be a Christian there. Is pain God's one great goof? How do we deal with crisis, pain, and suffering? An excellent book in grappling with hard questions and giving no easy answers. In the words of reviewer David Howard: "Easy reading in style, hard reading in concepts, valuable reading in lessons to be learned."… (more)
LibraryThing member omegaman2point0
A book dealing with personal pain and the challenges it presents to faith. Not just a theoretical look at the problem of pain, but also insight on how to deal with pain.
LibraryThing member ggannell
This book was given to me during a tough time in my life. I was wondering if I had what it took to be a Christian leader, or, indeed, to be a leader or a Christian. Where was God, and why was I facing the things that I faced at that time.

This book didn't provide the answers, but it assured me that God knew my circumstances and loved me, and nothing came my way that was out of His control. A very helpful book.… (more)

Original publication date

1977

ISBN

9780310245728

Local notes

242 Yan
Acc # 1028
Book

Barcode

1619

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