Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith. In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask. Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud is a book written by Philip Yancey and published by Zondervan in It is one of Yancey’s. In Disappointment with God, Yancey tackles the questions caused by a God who doesn’t always do what we think he’s supposed to do. Insightful and deeply.

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If your struggling with your faith, this book will help you to gain a Biblical perspective that will turn the light disaappointment and remove any excuse for doubting the goodness of God.

Pages with related products. Generally, I liked the book. Every act of faith by every one of the people of God is like the tolling of a bell, and a faith like Job’s reverberates throughout the universe. Philip Yancey gives some good arguments as to why God doesn’t do this. In this profoundly personal book, these questions are answered with clarity, richness, and biblical certainty.

I have chosen to have faith and believe He is watching, He cares, and He loves me and has a good plan for me. The Business of Heaven: Does this mean Mr. He and his wife live in Colorado. Philip Yancey points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life.

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All these while I remain sceptical about how people around me define faith and prayer, as if those who are broken a I’ve learnt so much from this book. Job felt the weight of God’s absence; but a look behind the curtain reveals that in one sense God had never been more present. Have you read this? I respect their opinions, whether I agree with them or not. And if I confuse God with the physical reality of life- by expecting constant good health for example- then I set myself up for crashing disappointment.


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Even i as a person who always wants to know “why” Well, what is there to say other than while dealing with deeply theological issues, Yancey’s pertinent style refuses to allow this to be a purely intellectual matter. It’s because back in the day, when he did those things with the Israelites, they turned away from Him.

Although all of the questions may be hard to answer, God is there, doing something in my life that I may not be able to understand yet. Please buy and read. Read more Read less. In this book he tackles three questions he says aren’t admitted or discussed enough among Christians. Eight Essential Titles by Henri Nouwen.

Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant? Lewis and the idea that God is truly omnipotent, you’re just going to get frustrated with this. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Anyway, I believe that Yancy pyilip tackled this topic superbly because I believe that he outlines the situation quite well.

We go through tough times and wonder where God is in all of that, but really, another way to view it is where are we in all of this?


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It begins in the Old Testament and shows the relationship between God, his actions and the faith people had in him. Why, if God cares for us, do bad things happen? Re-creation involves us; we are, in fact, at the center of his plan Explore the Home Gift Guide. He said that as he’s gone through the Bible and experienced all he has in this world, he has disappiontment that ignoring God always has the worst repurcussions, and that those who cry out to God get a lot of attention in the Bible and are looked upon as heroes for their struggles.

Read hy that mention disappointment with god philip yancey highly recommend old testament read this book phillip yancey must read disappointed with god book of job god unfair recommend this book hard questions great book ever read thought provoking even though things happen tough questions god silent many people. This bookhowever caused me to look at my faith and God’s view of humanity differently.

Disappointment with God isn’t just another cliche bringing book of one liners, but deeply biblical, emotional and logical. Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. This is the kind of book that makes me realise that the Bible never belittles human disappointment.