Have you ever felt that God is hiding his face from you? That he is bitterly disappointed with you and therefore withdrawing his presence from you? What was he cause of that feeling? More likely than not, you felt like that because you were guilty
Fairly late the other night, Stuart sent me a message saying that he had not yet received my devotional for the next morning. There was a good reason he hadn’t received it: I had not sent it. And the reason was because I had forgotten
“Jenn Greenberg was abused by her church-going father.” That is the opening sentence on the blurb of Jennifer Michelle Greenberg’s excellent book, Not Forsaken. Part memoir, part theology, Greenberg recounts, without overly gruesome detail, the abuse she suffered at the hand of her church-going father.
The dictionary defines the word “question” as “a sentence worded or expressed in such a way as to elicit information.” That is a fairly standard definition of the term. We typically ask questions when seeking information or trying to understand something. But questions can have