Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud by Philip Yancey; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: God, Knowableness, Theodicy. Jul 26, Dealing with Disappointment with God. Introduction. Good morning. We are in the midst of a sermon series called – “Great Questions” and. Jan 3, Disappointment with God. byPhilip Yancey. Publication date For print- disabled users. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.
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Disappointment With God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud Mass Market Paperback – February 18, 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 aloud: Is God. After writing one of my first books, Where Is God When It Hurts, I got letters from readers who said something like this: “Thanks for your reflections on physical. Oct 1, Disappointment with God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain. revelation
In ment, was not the cleansing of the earth by Christ's fiery particular, the broadly accepted and long work of count- second coming but the cleansing of the heavenly sanctuary less biblical expositors who sought to understand the by means of a final judgement. Having foreseen this event in which human final judgement. Edited by AnandBot. Skip to main content. Briefly I The follow up want to explore as an event in which God was at work Afterward, this movement gave birth to the Seventh- but in ways that are counterintuitive yet edifying.
Simply allow failure without re- post-advent millennium stages.
What is significant is that deeming it? Or does God, foreknowing the sincerity of their this judgement ends all others. Throughout history God mistake, skilfully incorporate it into His wider work?
God often redeems our sincere failures by making them He has always sought to give humanity more opportuni- part of His work. Thankfully this is so because our spiritual ties. But in order to bring on the second coming, to end lives are full of countless mistakes. If God fails to use our all sin and evil, and to inaugurate a perfected universe and mistakes then a large portion of our lives are beyond divine an eternity without opposition to His reign, God begins the involvement!
Jesus will not return until He has vindi- More than that God prepares us through disappoint- cated God and all His people called the "saints" in Daniel ment.
A great mission is preceded by great trial and 8 in judgement, as well as cosmically expose so-called refinement. Before the Exodus, Moses endured the desert.
Elijah faltered before he was ready sentative being the "little horn" in Daniel 8 and finally, and for translation. Peter painfully learned the cost of deny- fully, expose the instigator of all evil himself. What of the group The effect of this new insight about on the shat- who would receive the final message to usher in Christ's tered former Millerites was phenomenal. They started to return?
What test might help prepare them? What might think in new ways. Instead of seeing the end of time as help them break with fossilised tradition and receive dra- simply a geographic and sociological expansion of the gos- matic new truth? The Great Disappointment! I perceive a divinely measured symmetry here.
The The early Adventist group started to realise that the movement to announce the second coming would die and days of Daniel 8: Those of time" but demarcated an eventful "time of the end". A final mes- humbling furnace of disappointment. Before giving His final sage and finalising mission would take place Revelation message to the world, God wanted a movement focused Disappointment with God Philip Yancey.
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