God over Good

Saving Your Faith by Losing Your Expectations of God
Product Number: EB00725005
Released: Oct 02, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493415380
Publisher: Baker Books
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Description

It's hard to say that God is good when God isn't always what we expect good to be. A good father wouldn't make it so difficult to get to know him, would he? And if God is all-powerful, wouldn't he ensure that we never suffered? Either our understanding of God is incorrect, or our definition of good is inadequate. In a world that is messy and a church that is imperfect, it's easy to let our faith be lost. But that doesn't mean we have to lose God. It means we must consider the fact that perhaps our idealized expectations are just plain wrong. With transparency about his own struggles with cynicism and doubt, pastor Luke Norsworthy helps frustrated Christians and skeptics trade their confinement of God in an anemic definition of good for confidence in the God who is present in everything, including our suffering.

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Author(s): Luke Norsworthy
Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2018

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